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New study shows plastic junk floating on the world's oceans, but it's not as much as feared. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: Plastic Debris Widespread On Ocean Surface

New study shows plastic junk floating on the world’s oceans, but it’s not as much as feared.

06/30/2014

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Study: Chemical BPA May Raise Risk Of Miscarriage

New research suggests that high levels of BPA might raise the risk of miscarriage in women.

10/21/2013

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Dead Whale Off Camano Island Ate Golf Ball

A gray whale found dead in Puget Sound had been feeding on shrimp and also had some debris, including a golf ball, in its stomach, but scientists don’t know what killed the animal.

CBS Seattle–04/24/2012

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Seattle City Council Votes to Ban Plastic Bags

Starting in July 2012, single-use plastic bags will be banned from grocery stores and other retailers, according to the city ordinance passed last night in a unanimous decision.

12/20/2011

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City of Mukilteo Votes to Ban Plastic Grocery Bags

The city of Mukilteo is hearing praise from an environmental group today after its city council voted to ban plastic grocery bags in an effort to help the environment.

12/13/2011