Pollution Abatement in Regions M-4 through M-9
Spears, Roy W.
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The Columbia Southern Chemical Corporation at Corpus Christi was polluting Nueces Bay by destroying the vegetated flats capable of serving as nursery grounds and directly killing aquatic life with a toxic pollutant. A change in the route of the disposal line decreased the concentration of the toxic pollutant and emptied the wastes into a cove of little biologic importance. At the present time there is no damage done to the aquatic life and vegetation in the harbor, but a disposal line that empties into Nueces Bay may be slowly reducing the size of the bay, creating a hazard to fishermen, and destroying the habitat for marine forms.