The facility has been out of compliance with the Clean Water Act a total of 12 months out of the last three years. , which produces polymers used in making pipes and pharmaceuticals, is one of 132 industrial facilities out of 269 in Texas that violated their wastewater permits, according to the Environment Texas report.
Researchers found that over 21 months in 20, industrial facilities exceeded pollution limits 938 times — the highest in the nation.
(Internet source) Companies, industries and people litter in our waters and for sure that is not a good thing.
Water is one of nature's most important gifts to mankind.
(EBSCO CD-ROM source) Poor management of existing water resource can lead to these resources running out or at least shrinking.
Much of the pollution in the rivers and seas comes from chemicals, mainly from agriculture.
The new Environment Texas report underscores that disparity by highlighting how industrial polluters contaminate waterways and are often let off with a slap on the wrist.
Andrea Morrow, a spokesperson for TCEQ, said that companies report when they exceed the limits of the permit and that the agency “routinely monitors” data submitted by the companies for violations.
Dumping in our Waters Water is probably one of the most important resources we have.
People can survive without food for several weeks but without water we couldn't live for more than a week.