The release of 135,500 gallons of wastewater sludge into Galveston Bay was apparently because of a faulty valve at the city's new wastewater treatment plant.
Friendswood could not hold on for what would have been another signature pre-district win Tuesday, as the Pearland Lady Oilers came from behind to hand the Lady Mustangs a 18-25, 25-22, 25-21, 21-25, 11-15 defeat.
Nearly everybody wonders what the future holds, and some people spend time and money trying to find out in advance.
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Workers cleanup oil on the Texas City Dike in the aftermath of the Galveston Bay oil spill Wednesday afternoon. A barge and a cargo ship collided near the Texas City Dike on Saturday causing a spill of more than 168,000 gallons of heavy fuel oil.