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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A Lowcountry group is urging motorists to help in a campaign to keep cigarette butts out of the nation's waterways.
Rudy Socha with the group Wounded Nature -Working Veterans says people should blow their horn when they see someone flipping a cigarette butt out of a car window. He says people should ask such motorists who will clean up after them.
Socha says a billion cigarettes are smoked in the nation each day. He says many make their way into the nation's waterways where toxic chemicals in filters can affect seafood.
Wounded Nature - Working Veterans is a Charleston-based group that works to clean up debris and trash left behind by boaters in remote areas. The group also helps in cleaning up after disasters like hurricanes.
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