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Appendix B: Definitions and Acronyms
Pages 213-216

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... This definition excludes natural flotsam, such as trees washed out to sea, and focuses on non-biodegradable synthetic materials that persist in the marine environment (definition adapted from multiple sources)
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... BMT billion metric tons CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act CFCs chlorofluorocarbons CFR Code of Federal Regulations CWA Clean Water Act DDT dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane EPR extended producer responsibility EPS expanded polystyrene EU European Union FTIR Fourier transform infrared GAO Government Accountability Office GESAMP Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of the Marine Environmental Protection HBCDs hexabromocyclododecanes
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... Geological Survey UV ultraviolet
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... 2018. What a Waste 2.0: A Global Snapshot of Solid Waste Management to 2050.

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