Dirty Money, Point Comfort, Texas


Watch: Dirty Money Episode on Netflix

Read: No peace for FPG in ‘Point Comfort’, Taipei Times, May 2020

Read: Retired Texas shrimper wins record-breaking $50 million settlement from plastics manufacturing giant, Texas Tribune, Dec 2019

Not covered in the episode: activist response to Formosa Plastic's plans of expanding in Louisiana's "Cancer Alley":

Read: Following Lawsuit, Formosa Agrees to Hold Major Construction on One of Largest Planned US Plastics Plants Until 2021, Desmog, July 2020


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Contributed date

September 29, 2020 - 7:58pm

Critical Commentary

Resources for the Dirty Money episode "Point Comfort", focused on Formosa Plastics. See also the Formosa Plastics Archive.

Cite as

Tim Schütz, "Dirty Money, Point Comfort, Texas ", contributed by Tim Schütz and Kim Fortun, Disaster STS Network, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 2 October 2020, accessed 12 August 2022. https://disaster-sts-network.org/content/dirty-money-point-comfort-texas