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PennEnvironment, Three Rivers Waterkeeper sue Styropek USA to stop plastic pollution

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PennEnvironment, Three Rivers Waterkeeper sue Styropek USA to stop plastic pollution

PITTSBURGH – PennEnvironment and Three Rivers Waterkeeper announced that they have filed a federal lawsuit against BVPV Styrenics LLC and its parent company, Styropek USA, Inc., for alleged violations of the federal Clean Water Act involving illegal discharges of plastics from their plastic manufacturing facility in Monaca, Pennsylvania.  

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PennEnvironment, Three Rivers Waterkeeper announce intent to sue Styropek USA to stop plastic pollution

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PennEnvironment, Three Rivers Waterkeeper announce intent to sue Styropek USA to stop plastic pollution

PennEnvironment and Three Rivers Waterkeeper announced Tuesday that they have sent a formal notice of intent to sue BVPV Styrenics LLC and its parent company, Styropek USA, Inc., for alleged violations of the federal Clean Water Act at their plastic manufacturing facility in Monaca, PA. The environmental groups allege the Styropek facility routinely discharges wastewater and stormwater that is illegally filled with the small plastic beads, called “nurdles,” that are manufactured at the plant.  

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