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However, a lot of the soaps today have micro-plastics in them, which is such a hot topic these days it seems...maybe that would be a possibility?

Amy Nichols 


     On Monday, September 21, 2015 6:15 PM, VA-DC Referee Advisor <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
   

 Water pollution due to something like soap is tricky.
According to the Challenge, your team has to start with "a piece of trash" and then follow it to see how it is handled.
Note the box labeled "Exceptions":  waste water is not valid trash for this Challenge.  That's certainly a significant way for soap to reach the ocean.  Your team's project can't start with waste water.
On the other hand, look at the project update from August 27th.  There might be an alternate way to look at it that would provide a meaningful problem.
Steve ScherrVirginia-DC FLL Referee Advisor


On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 4:55 PM, Bhagavan Pasula <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

Hi All,
My team is considering to research on ocean water pollution due to soaps. However, I am not sure if this is a valid problem scenario as it is not related with solid trash. 
I would greatly appreciate if somebody can clarify if it considered as valid problem.
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