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Editor's note: This is the third story in our series on cancer and air pollution in Southwestern Pennsylvania.

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Plastic is polluting oceans, freshwater lakes and rivers, food and us — but it's also a major contributor to global climate change, warns a new report.

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CLAIRTON, Pennsylvania—Driving into Clairton, just 30 minutes outside of Pittsburgh, you see smoke stacks of the U.S. Steel Coke Works plant rise over the hills as the road weaves up and over them, and you smell a change in the air, even with the windows closed.

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