Friday, December 4, 2015

Poison being released into our streams and waterways



Micro- beads are not bio degradable, you will not only find them in the marine life but find the wildlife deer, elk, and bear that drink from the water. These are being released into the waterways "US EPA Clean Water Act for being persistent, bioacummulative and/or toxic21. Chemicals associated with this ‘cocktail’ can accumulate in animals that eat them9,10,19,22-27 and cause liver toxicity and disrupt the endocrine system9,10." Here is what the micro beads look like on a penny.

A 2012 FILE PHOTO:  AP PROVIDES ACCESS TO THIS PUBLICLY DISTRIBUTED HANDOUT PHOTO PROVIDED BY 5GYRES.ORG FOR EDITORIAL PURPOSES ONLY.


https://conbio.org/images/content_policy/03.24.15_Microbead_Brief_Statement.pdf

http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/john-calvelli-ban-microbeads-save-wildlife-article-1.2450893

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