Environmental risks of car tire microplastic particles and other road runoff pollutants

@article{Tamis2021EnvironmentalRO,
  title={Environmental risks of car tire microplastic particles and other road runoff pollutants},
  author={Jacqueline E. Tamis and Albert A. Koelmans and Rianne Dr{\"o}ge and N.H.B.M. Kaag and M. C. Keur and Peter C. B. Tromp and Ruud H. Jongbloed},
  journal={Microplastics and Nanoplastics},
  year={2021}
}
Tire wear represents a large source of microplastic entering the aquatic environment, however little is known about its environmental risks. Here, we provide the first assessment of the environmental risks of pollution with tire wear microplastic particles (TWP) and associated organic micropollutants present in road runoff in Europe, in one go. Besides microplastic TWP, the assessment focused on priority substances as defined by the Water Framework Directive (WFD). In addition, several other… 
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