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Formosa Plastics, Texas Tops 2.25 Million Dollars in Plastic Violation

Global studies that include Formosa’s discharged pellets show health threat              Link to report: https://ipen.org/ToxicPlasticsinSupplyChain Point Comfort, Texas (December 15, 2021) Agreed to mitigation payments resulting from plastics found by a wastewater sampling device (called the WSM) that was agreed...

Water Keeper Plastic Report: 5.16.20

Formosa Plastics Reporting Form  Date: 5/16/20  Time: 10:22-10:27am  (First stop) Date: 5/16/20    Time : 11:07-11:23am (Second stop) Date 5/16/20  Time: 11:42-11:45 (Third stop) Observer Name: Diane Wilson Email Address: wilsonalamobay@aol.com Phone Number: 361-218-2353 Location (Latitude/Longitude) or Nearest Outfall...

Formosa Outfalls

Formosa Plastics has an expired but new pending TPDES permit for its facilities at Point Comfort (Permit Number WQ0002436). The former permit covered the release of ‘trace’ amounts of plastics into Lavaca Bay via outfalls (001, 2, 3, 4,...

Pellet and Powder Audits

Audits are a powerful way to show evidence… February 22nd 2016 Audit In the February Audit they found… January 2016 Audit In the January Audit…

Press Releases

Jan. 23, 2020 Precedent Setting Permit Request for Texas Facility:  Zero Discharge of Plastics   POINT COMFORT, Texas (Jan. 23, 2020) – In December 2019, U.S. District Judge Kenneth M. Hoyt approved a $50 million environmental settlement between Formosa Plastics Corp....

Zero Discharge of Plastics

“Within ten (10) days of the effective date of this Consent Decree, Formosa will request in writing to TCEQ as part of the current Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (TPDES) permit renewal process that Formosa’s renewed TPDES permit contain...

Remediation

The Remediation Consultant will review ongoing remediation methods, make site visits, and will produce a Remediation Plan with the goal being a removal of most Plastics from the environment while protecting the Cox Creek and Lavaca Bay ecosystems (MORE:...