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Eckerd College professors awarded nearly $500,000 from EPA to reduce plastic consumption

Marine Science professors Gowans and Siuda at Eckerd College monitor and reduce plastic consumption with EPA grant.
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St. Pete begins discussion on best way to reduce plastics

On Thursday morning St. Petersburg City Council began its discussion on how to reduce or eliminate plastic straws – and it may expand to other single-use plastics. No decisions were made at the meeting of...
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St. Pete businesses unveil voluntary plastics-reduction program; environmentalists want more

This Thursday, the St. Petersburg City Council will begin to discuss how to reduce the amount of single-use plastics in the city; and Tuesday morning a coalition of restaurant owners and civic groups unveiled a...

Law student pushing for plastic straw ban in Gulfport

The south Pinellas County beach community of Gulfport might consider banning single-use plastic straws; at the city council meeting Tuesday evening, a law student is introducing the idea of a straw ban in Gulfport restaurants....
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The health & environmental effects of all that plastic in Florida waters

The Florida Microplastic Awareness Project has found plastic pollution in waters across nearly all of Florida; so, what does that mean for human health and the environment? To find out, WMNF News spoke with David...

Jeremy Irons warns BLUE Ocean fest about pollution dangers to oceans

Jeremy Irons warns BLUE Ocean fest about pollution dangers to oceans

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