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Local Scientists Headed To Study Garbage Island

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Nearly anything that gets dumped in the Pacific Ocean eventually makes its way into a swirling current that's now become a floating landfill.

The garbage has accumulated into a patch of plastic the size of Texas.

Today local scientists leave San Diego to go study it, and hopefully figure out a way to clean it up.

News 8's Shawn Styles has more in this video report.

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