MSP demands law to tackle plastic pollution blighting Fife beaches

MSP demands law to tackle plastic pollution blighting Fife beaches
 

Ministers have agreed to look at bringing in legislation to tackle pollution that is blighting Fife beaches.
Willie Rennie, the Scottish Liberal Democrat leader, challenged the SNP to take action on the “epidemic” of rogue nurdles, which are tiny pellets used in the manufacture of plastic products.
The North East Fife MSP decried the hundreds of thousands of beads which have washed up on Ruby Bay Beach in Holyrood on Wednesday.
He said: “Fife is not alone is this epidemic. It is estimated that three quarters of beaches are polluted posing a serious risk to wildlife and the environment.... read more

 
13 September 2017 in Politics, Views: 59
Source: The Courier
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