2017, Waterkeeper Ronnie Hamrick showing off two samples of nurdles/pellets and powder collected from Lavaca Bay. After the samples were collected, they were labeled with time, date, location, and wind direction. After that, the samples were catalogued and then stored as evidence. Over 7,000 photos and videos were taken and approximately 2500 samples collected between January 31, 2016 and March 22, 2019.
Diane Wilson, "Nurdle Sample, Ronnie Hamrick, 2017", contributed by Diane Wilson and Tim Schütz, Disaster STS Network, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 1 March 2021, accessed 20 May 2022. https://disaster-sts-network.org/content/nurdle-sample-ronnie-hamrick-2017