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Dave McLaughlin, Executive Director of Clean Ocean Access, joined me today on What’sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK Newport to chat about the new Portsmouth single-use plastic bag ban, trash skimmers, rain barrels, Clean Ocean Access’s involvement with the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover and more.

Dave is the Co-Founder of Clean Ocean Access and as Executive Director he is working on transforming the organization into a sustainable non-profit such that the mission lasts forever. He received his BS and MS in Applied Mathematics from the Florida Institute of Technology with a concentration in Atmospheric Science and Physical Oceanography. Before this journey, Dave had a career in Information Technology as an Enterprise Architect at Hasbro Toy Company.

For more information on Clean Ocean Access, visit www.cleanoceanaccess.org.

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