Environment

Corrections & clarifications

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 12 August, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 11:30pm

Judith Waldron's letter ('Too early to say that spill is not toxic', August 10) said, incorrectly, that plastic particles at sea absorb persistent organic pollutants onto their surfaces. It should have said the particles adsorb these pollutants. The error was introduced in the editing process.