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G20 Summit Addresses Plastic Pollution

SNA (Tokyo) — Japan has the second highest plastic pollution per capita. G20 energy and environment ministers met in Karuizawa, Japan June 15-16, 2019 hoping to address this issue. Countries have agreed to a framework with a comprehensive approach to reduce plastics polluting oceans. Japan, which is hosting the G20 summit, says it wants its country to lead the world in reducing marine plastic trash.

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