Texas Water
4:14 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Here's what the Galveston Bay oil spill looks like

Crews of workers line the Galveston coast in an attempt to contain the 168,000 gallon oil spill from Saturday.
Richard Carson/Reuters/LANDOV

Responders are scrambling to contain the slimy mess left by an oil spill in Galveston Bay.

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Texas Water
8:00 am
Thu March 27, 2014

Oil spill threatens Galveston Bay's fishing industry

An oil tanker collided with a barge pushed by a tow boat and releasing an estimated 168,000 gallons of oil into the Galveston Bay.

Oiled birds and stranded boats have been some of the most compelling visual images of the devastation in Galveston Bay in the wake of an oil tanker collision that might have released up to 168,000 gallons of fuel oil into the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday.

But marine scientists and fishing industry officials worry that the spill poses longer-term dangers beneath the surface of the bay’s waters, which are among the most productive in the world and a key resource for a multibillion-dollar recreational and commercial fishing industry.

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12:28 pm
Wed October 17, 2012

Audio: Tawakoni Fishing Tips 10-17-12

Luke's grandson, Trevor, shows off a Sheepshead fish he caught on a recent Clayton family outing to Galveston.
Luke Clayton

Join Luke Clayton and Michael Littlejohn for a talk of fishing on Lake Tawakoni.

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5:00 am
Fri February 10, 2012

Tragic Death in Gulf Coast Region

A three-year-old is dead after being crushed by a heavy driftwood log at a Gulf Coast beach.

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