Energy and Environment Reporting for Texas

Galveston oil spill workers boom

Image #: 28286179 Responders load hundreds of feet of boom onto vessels at the Texas City Dike in this U.S. Coast Guard handout photo taken March 23, 2014. More than 35,000 feet of boom has been deployed in response to an oil spill that occurred Saturday afternoon after a bulk carrier and a barge collided in the Houston Ship Channel, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. 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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