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Researchers to use $3.3 million grant to study impacts of tiny plastics on aquatic life

Lincoln City News-Guard

Oregon State University researchers will use a $3.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study tiny plastics and their potential impacts on aquatic life.

Western Washington University will use a separate NSF grant to contribute to the project, Harper said. Wayne Landis, an environmental scientist at Western Washington, will use the data generated at OSU to develop a framework that will determine the risks associated with micro- and nanoplastics to animals in Pacific Northwest waters.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 11:02am