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Published July 29, 2013, 03:51 PM

Masses of plastic particles found in Great Lakes

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Already ravaged by toxic algae, invasive mussels and industrial pollution, the Great Lakes now confront another potential threat that few had even imagined until recently: untold millions of plastic litter bits, some visible only through a microscope.

By: JOHN FLESHER,AP Environmental Writer, Associated Press

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