Maine Monitor highlights student research about microplastics

In an article about Maine’s sludge spreading ban, the Maine Monitor noted that University of Maine student researchers Maine that microplastics were in a fifth of the snails and slugs and more than half of the livestock feces while analyzing samples taken for an unrelated experiment is the nation’s first state to ban the spreading of sludge and sludge-based compost in order “to prevent further contamination of the soils and waters of the State with so-called forever chemicals.”