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The plastics industry is currently in a period of rapid expansion and enjoys high demand, particularly in the United States. In this grim but important piece, environmental journalist Beth Gardiner explains why the plastics industry is booming and why stopping it may prove nearly impossible.
About the Author
Beth Gardiner is an environmental journalist and author. She is a former Associated Press reporter whose work has appeared in major publications, from The New York Times to The Wall Street Journal.