GALVESTON —Cleanup efforts continued on the island Sunday as crews sought out any traces of oil that have washed ashore from a large oil spill in Galveston Bay from more than a week ago.
GALVESTON — Sometime after the March 22 oil spill is declared contained, a team representing several federal and state agencies will decide whether the event warrants a full Natural Resource Damage Assessment.
GALVESTON — While the lasting images of the Galveston Bay oil spill may be of oiled birds and beaches, some experts worry that the last damage will be in places that are more unseen.
TEXAS CITY — With heavy fog obscuring the end of the Texas City Dike, it seemed like just another day as fisherman cast into the bay and boaters loaded in and out of the water.
When a ship and barge collided March 22, spilling oil into the bay, Galveston County residents knew ferry service would be suspended, isolating the Bolivar Peninsula.
Galveston Bay oil spill responders were able to stay out on the water and on the beaches Thursday as weather conditions were not as severe as the U.S. Coast Guard had feared.
TEXAS CITY — The bulk cargo ship that collided with a barge loaded with heavy fuel oil Saturday had problems with its navigational equipment, U.S. Coast Guard inspectors found.
TEXAS CITY — City officials on Thursday reopened a portion of the Texas City Dike that’s been closed since Saturday because of the heavy fuel oil spill in Galveston Bay.
TEXAS CITY — Galveston Bay is open to all marine traffic, according to a statement from the leaders of efforts to clean up an oil spill that shutdown one of the nation’s biggest ports for several days.
HOUSTON — While oil spill cleanup efforts continued in Galveston Bay, a poll released Tuesday shows a majority of Texans tie protection of the coast to a healthy economy statewide.
GALVESTON — Volunteers will be walking a 26-mile stretch of Galveston beach looking for tar balls, oil on the sand and oiled wildlife for the next four days.
HOUSTON — Experts who gathered in Houston for the State of the Gulf of Mexico Summit this week warned against a rush to judgment and pessimism after the Galveston Bay oil spill.