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DEFRA questioned on the environmental impact of microplastics

14 June 2016

Environmental Audit Committee questions Minister on the Government's position on the issue of microbeads and the consequences to microplastic pollution in the marine environment. It also covers possible solutions to the scale and problem of microplastic pollution.  


Tuesday 14 June 2016, Wilson room, Portcullis House

At 10.15am

  • George Eustice MP, Minister of State for Farming, Food and the Marine Environment, DEFRA
  • Dr Gemma Harper, Deputy Director for Marine and Chief Social Scientist, DEFRA
  • Thomas Maes, National & International Monitoring Programmes Co-ordinator, Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science

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