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Marine Extension Program Seminar Series (MEPSS) - Our Plastic Society: Research on the Presence of Microplastics in Shellfish

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Date: Monday, October 28, 2019
Time: 7–8:30 p.m.
Location: RCE of Ocean County - 1623 Whitesville Road
Toms River, NJ
Speaker: Beth Sharack, Marine Chemist, James J. Howard Laboratory, Sandy Hook, NJ Northeast Fisheries Science Center National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Description: Plastics were the “Product of the Future”. But, as with any new technology, it’s use had unintended and unforeseen consequences. Join us for an entertaining and enlightening look at the presence of microplastics not just in shellfish but in the public consciousness. The talk will discuss the bridge we need to cross from public knowledge to altering the behavior of plastic driven consumerism. Free “HyFlex” seminar offering – attend live in Toms River, NJ or remotely via webinar
Contact: Kelly Jurgensen, 732-349-1152
More Info: http://events.rutgers.edu/pdfs/RCE_MEPSS_Beth_Sharack_Microplastics_10-28-19_AC.pdf (PDF)