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Shrimp boat captain from Texas wins international Goldman Environmental Prize – NPR Apr 2023

Local environmentalist’s longtime advocacy strikes cord with community – Victoria Advocate Apr 2023

Vinyl chloride’s invisible threat: Thousands of pounds are released every year in the U.S. as part of “poison plastic” manufacturing – CBS News Feb 2023

An easy legislative fix for plastic pollution: Spell it out for TCEQ – Caller Times Feb 2023


Diane Wilson vs Formosa – Pop History Dig Nov 2022

New Security Beat: Fighting the Flood of Nurdles: Texas Fisherwoman takes on Taiwan Plastic Company – Sept 2022 – Ruoyi Pan

How a dramatic win in plastic waste case may curb ocean pollution – National Geographic Feb 2022

Judge Tosses Air Permits For $9.4 Billion Louisiana Plastics Plant – Inside Climate News Sept 2022


Formosa faces $2.2M in new penalties for Texas pellet pollution Plastics News, Dec 2021

Calls to address plastic pellet pollution grow at state, federal level – Victoria Advocate Nov 2021

Lunch Talk on the San Antonio Bay Estuarine Waterkeeper v. Formosa Plastics Case – Harvard Law School Event – Nov 2021

Formosa begins monitoring its plastic pollution under consent decree Victoria Advocate Nov 2021

Global studies that include Formosa’s discharged pellets show health threat IPEN 2021


Laura Sullivan, Big Oil Evaded Regulation And Plastic Pellets Kept Spilling, NPR Dec. 2020

Karen, Hansen and Bina Reddy, Citizen Suits Lead the Way for Agencies on Plastics Enforcement, Bloomberg Law Oct. 16, 2020

Meet ‘the crazy lady’ who battled a marauding corporate polluter–and won Hightower Lowdown, June 2020.

COVID-19 cases associated with Formosa climbs to more than 20 Victoria Advocate, May 8, 2020

Formosa suspends glycols plant construction in Texas S&P Global Platts, April 28, 2020

Two Women, One Goal: Stopping Formosa Plastics Medium Delia Creamer, March 19, 2020

Netflix | Dirty Money | Season 2 | Point Comfort March 11, 2020

State finds evidence of UCC Seadrift discharging plastics into Victoria Barge Canal Victoria Advocate, January 25, 2020

‘WE ARE SO GRATEFUL’ Port Lavaca mayor gives Formosa president key to the city Victoria Advocate, January 24, 2020

Environmentalists sue federal government to overturn plastics plant permit Houston Chronicle, January 15, 2020

Settlement in Formosa Clean Water Act lawsuit goes into effect Victoria Advocate, January 14, 2020


‘David-and-Goliath Story’ as Texas Environmental Activist Diane Wilson Wins $50 Million Judgement Against Plastics Giant Formosa Common Dreams, December 5, 2019

Retired Texas shrimper wins record-breaking $50 million settlement from plastics manufacturing giant The Texas Tribune, December 3, 2019

Manufacturer settles Gulf Coast pollution lawsuit for $50M San Antonio Business Journal, October 17, 2019

In Largest Settlement of Its Kind, Formosa Plastics Agrees to Pay $50 Million Environment and Energy Leader, October 16, 2019

No More Nurdles? Formosa’s Agreement to Stop Pumping Plastics Into Lavaca Bay Is Historic Texas Monthly, October 16, 2019

Formosa Plastics settles Lavaca Bay pollution case for $50 Million Houston Chronicle, October 15, 2019

Formosa to pay $50 million in pellet pollution settlement Plastics News, October 15, 2019

Formosa Plastics to pay US$50m over Texas Gulf pollution, Taipei Times (Oct. 17, 2019)

Plastic company set to pay $50 million settlement in water pollution suit brought on by Texas residents The Texas Tribune, October 15, 2019

Nurdles All the Way Down Texas Monthly, October, 2019

Spending time with a pellet pollution brigade at the water’s edge in Texas Plastics News, August 22, 2019

Federal judge rules against Formosa Plastics in pollution case, calling company a “serial offender” The Texas Tribune, June 28, 2019

Environmentalists take petrochemical giant Formosa to court over plastics pollution The Texas Tribune, March 25, 2019

Formosa Says it’s Just ‘Trace Amounts’ Texas Observer, Feb 4, 2019

Tristan Baurick, Formosa fined, sued over plastic pollution in Texas: report, The Times-Picayune (Feb. 18, 2019)

Louisiana OKs permit for plastics plant in ‘Cancer Alley’ Courthouse News Service, Feb 4, 2019

Report: Formosa worst polluter in the region Victoria Advocate, Jan 31, 2019

Formosa’s Texas plant fined $122,000 for plastic pellet spill Houston Chronicle, January 18, 2019


Brooke Sjoberg, What Are Nurdles? On Texas Beaches, They’re A Menace, Texas Standard, Nov. 30, 2018

NGOs take Formosa Plastics to task over marine disaster in Vietnam Focus Taiwan, Jun 20, 2018


World’s largest plastics plant rings alarm bells on Texas coast, The Guardian, Dec. 26, 2017

‘We are jobless because of fish poisoning’: Vietnamese fishermen battle for justice The Guardian, Aug 14, 2017

Formosa steel plant in Vietnam restarts after toxic spill Reuters, May 29, 2017

Gulf Coast Residents 60 day intent to sue Formosa San Antonio Express News, July 31, 2017


Shrimpers Charge Plant Expansion is a Potential Fish Kill Austin American Statesmen, August 13th, 1993