Video: How is it raining plastic?!

How is it raining plastic?! (video)
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Every year, more than 1,000 tons of plastic rain down onto national parks and wilderness areas in the western U.S.

In this week's episode, we talk about where that plastic comes from, and we look for it in rain that falls on Washington, D.C.:

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More than 1000 tons of plastic rains into western US protected lands annually

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