SAM adopts statement on Scientific Perspective on Microplastic Pollution and its Impacts
The European Commission's Group of Chief Scientific Advisors under the Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) has adopted a statement on "A Scientific Perspective on Microplastic Pollution and its Impacts". The Initial Statement was adopted during the group's plenary meeting in Toulouse on the occasion of the European Science Open Forum (ESOF) 2018 following endorsement by the European Commission of the approach set out in the statement. The Scientific Advisors intend to deliver to the Commission an Explanatory Note before the end of 2018 based on a SAPEA scientific evidence review report, and a Scientific Opinion in early 2019.
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