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Protecting Our Planet (Plastic Pollution) #1126855

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 30, 2018
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(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart) Report introduced.

(Oak Park, Illinois: Rehema Ellis) The impact of plastic trash on wildlife featured; scenes shown of one Illinois family trying to live plastic free; plastic use statistics cited. [Plastic Pollution Coalition CFO Dianna COHEN†- says we need to do something.] [Plastics Industry Assn. CEO William CARTEAUX†- says the problem is disposing of the material.] [Emily DiFRISCO‡- says being plastic-free is a process.]

(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart) Tomorrow's segment on banning plastic straws noted.

Balart, Jose Diaz;
Ellis, Rehema

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