Samantha Wohlfeil

Samantha Wohlfeil

Samantha Wohlfeil is InvestigateWest’s lead reporter on a project examining one of the most problematic pollutants of the 21st century: plastic.

Northwest scientists study source of pervasive plastic pollution

By: - December 1, 2022

On an overcast Saturday in Seattle, a group of volunteers combs a small section of the beach at Golden Gardens Park for trash. With 5-gallon buckets in hand, they slowly fan out and search a roughly rectangular zone marked by cones, passing over the same spots several times from the grass to the waterline as they […]