Microplastics in Personal Care Products a Menace to Water Treatment

Rachel Doughty will speak on a panel on February 22 at Tulane Law School’s 19th Annual Summit on Environmental Law and Policy regarding legislation she recently drafted for client 5 Gyres, and which will be the subject of an article to be published in an upcoming issue of the Tulane Environmental Law Journal focused on the issue of Plastic Pollution. Legislation to ban microplastics in consumer personal care products designed to be washed into public sewers has been introduced in both New York and California. The bills were the subject of recent articles in the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times.