A Minnesota man is on a "butt mission." He has picked up more than 600,000 cigarette butts around Lake Phalen, and he doesn't plan to stop any time soon!
According to KARE 11:
Roger Svendsen walks the 3½ mile path around Lake Phalen.
Roger is on a hunt for butts. The cigarette variety.
Nearly every morning – spring, summer, winter and fall - Roger leaves his home a couple blocks from the lake with butts in his head.
A video Roger saw years ago got him thinking.
“They put one cigarette butt in a fishbowl and it killed the fish,” Roger says.
The fishbowl experiment caused Roger to think about the fish in Lake Phalen. What might the impact be of thousands of cigarette butts washing into the lake?
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