Plastic for decades has found its way into our oceans, we're now finding it falling on our heads in the mile high city. Earlier this year micro plastics were discovered in our rainwater. We have …
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Plastic for decades has found its way into our oceans, we're now finding it falling on our heads in the mile high city. Earlier this year micro plastics were discovered in our rainwater. We have a duty and responsibility to pick up the mess we have made or suffer long-term consequences of our actions. Micro-plastics are not only dangerous for us, but to the 18 states and 40 million Americans that use our water in their day-to-day lives. Thus, we need real action to stop plastic pollution. This is not something we can pass down the line, we either take quick decisive action to protect our planet or we drop the ball in a major way. In the short time I've lived here I have involved myself in the Copirg Organization. A public interest group that is raising awareness and working towards legislative action that will protect our communities. We need to protect our communities, protect them from powerful interests that have time and time again ignored the clear and present danger we are facing because of plastic pollution. That is why I have been spending the summer raising support for a ban on plastic grocery bags and polystyrene. These single use plastic are a danger to our health and happiness.This is not something that only affects certain demographics, hundreds of miles away. This is happening in our backyard, on our watch. Everybody needs clean air, clean water, and clean earth.
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