A New York chemistry professor was recently recognized for her pioneering role in identifying microplastics as a significant pollutant in the Great Lakes.
Her efforts led to limits on the use of microplastics.
Sherri Mason, a professor at the State University of New York in Fredonia, was awarded the Heinz Award for Public Policy. The award given by the Heinz Family Foundation recognizes significant accomplishments in arts and humanities, environment, human condition, public policy, technology, economy and employment.
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