Volunteers’ Nurdle-Tracking Efforts Led To Ruling Against Plastics Maker
By KRISTEN CABRERA

Kera News
JUL 5, 2019

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“They have these permits to release what’s called ‘trace amounts’ of this waste material from their manufacturing process,” Ahmed says. “For years and years, this company has been arguing that they haven’t exceeded those permits, that anything that’s in the water is … under the trace amounts they’re allowed under their permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, or TCEQ.” 

Because the company claims to be in compliance with its permit, it is not required to file a report with TCEQ. 

Activists made their case by documenting the volume of nurdles that ended up in the bay…..”

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