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Plastic Pollution on New Jersey’s Coastlines Remains a Major Issue

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Emma Lee
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WHYY
Plastic trash is deposited at the high tide line at Monmouth Beach, New Jersey.

Plastic remains a major problem for New Jersey beaches. A new report shows the extent of how much plastic is showing up on New Jersey’s coastline. From the New Jersey Desk, WHYY's Kenneth Burns has the story.

(Original air-date: 4/15/22)

Kenneth Burns is WHYY’s South Jersey reporter. He joined the station in 2018 as an anchor. He also contributed stories and won a 2020 Keystone Media Award for one of them.