Evidence of ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’ Visible Off California Coast

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Piles of garbage have collected in the Pacific Ocean. (Credit: KTLA)

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An environmental hazard -- the so-called "Great Pacific Garbage Patch" -- is growing in the ocean between Hawaii and California, and it is already having a negative impact on the eco-system.

Kacey Montoya reports from Long Beach for the KTLA 5 News at 11 on Aug. 15, 2014.

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