Congress members back bills to phase out plastic microbeads

May 26, 2015 8:32 PM

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Congress members back bills to phase out plastic microbeads

Two Michigan lawmakers say they and other members of Congress are sponsoring bipartisan legislation to protect the Great Lakes from the damaging effects of plastic microbeads found in some soaps and personal care products.

Sen. Debbie Stabenow and Rep. Gary Peters announced the measures Tuesday to phase out microbeads in household products.

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