Energy and Environment Reporting for Texas

Galveston oil spill clean up aerial view

Image #: 28286173 An aerial view of cleanup operations in the Houston Channel following an oil spill from Kirby Barge 27706 is seen in this U.S. Coast Guard handout photo taken March 23, 2014. The Houston Ship Channel was shut on Saturday following a collision between a Kirby Inland Marine oil barge and a cargo ship, spilling some 4,000 barrels, or 168,000 gallons (636,000 liters), of residual fuel oil. REUTERS/Petty Officer 3rd Class Manda M. Emery/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout via Reuters (UNITED STATES – Tags: DISASTER ENERGY ENVIRONMENT) REUTERS /US COAST GUARD /LANDOV


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