Rainwater samples collected across Colorado and analysed under a microscope contained a rainbow of plastic fibres. Photo: The Denver Post

Scientist discovers plastic rain over America’s Rocky Mountains

  • Rainwater samples collected across the state of Colorado by a researcher for the US Geologic Survey were found to contain a rainbow of plastic fibres
  • The discovery is raising new questions about the amount of plastic waste permeating the air, water, and soil virtually everywhere on Earth
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Rainwater samples collected across Colorado and analysed under a microscope contained a rainbow of plastic fibres. Photo: The Denver Post
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