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Report: Office of Research and Development Initiatives to Address Threats and Risks to Public Health and the Environment from Plastic Pollution Within the Waters of the United States

Report #21-N-0052, January 6, 2021

The OIG completed an audit to identify the extent to which the EPA's Office of Research and Development research initiatives address threats and risks to public health and the environment from plastic pollution within the waters of the United States.

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