Why environmentalist want to ban plastic drinking straws

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SEATTLE, Wash. -- Environmental groups across the country have targeted plastic drinking straws for extinction. Their goal: Prevent this non-degradable plastic from polluting our beaches, waterways and oceans. The problem, they say, is worse than most people realize. It turns out, Seattle is one of the places trying to make a difference.

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