Mostly second-home buyers are fueling the building boom.
Some islanders fear a plaza would exacerbate flooding downtown.
Grass, leaves, trash and other materials in city drains isn't sightly, but it also could pose a drainage problem.
Dead zones, areas of low oxygen that kill fish, form every year, but this one could be larger than most.
Costs are rising and claims are mounting, so it's time to make some changes, city officials said.
The technology's been used before, but not on the coast.
There's a good reason for muddy water at Galveston's beaches.