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News ‘Nurdle Patrol’ survey finds plastic pellets on almost every Louisiana and Texas beach

At Grand Isle State Park, on a sandy beach popular with sunbathers and anglers, Jace Tunnell pointed to the tide line and its usual scattering of litter: milk jugs, water bottles, candy wrappers, plastic bags. But there’s a lot more trash not easily seen, said Tunnell, a marine biologist with the University of Texas.