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: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone Number: 361-218-2353 Location… Read More »Water Keeper Plastic Report: 5.16.20
From January 2016 until the present time, the San Antonio Bay Estuarine Waterkeepers have been monitoring the bays and waterways around Formosa Plastics, Point Comfort, Texas for pellets, flakes, and powder that have been discharged from the plastic facility. After a $50 Million settlement and Consent Decree to stop the discharges and achieve zero discharge of plastics, clean up the plastic pollution, and begin locally selected environmental projects, the monitoring continues. As stipulated in the Consent Decree, a new monitor team has been selected and will survey the local bay and waterways for illegal discharged pellets, flakes, and powder.
We try to preserve evidence from the site…
Outfalls can be high pollution points. Out team seeks to find as many nurdles as possible and hold Formosa Accountable.
2/15/20, 2:51. Pellets floating outside the outfall at 006. Photo taken by Diane Wilson. 2/15/20, 3:28 p.m. West back of Cox Creek, north of 0utfall 006. Water in Creek was high. Photos taken by Diane… Read More »Stormwater Outfalls: Discharges at Outfall 06