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June 11th, 2014
Coast Guard could have done more to prevent Galveston Bay spill, safety board says

KUHF News/StateImpact Texas

The Coast Guard is trying to learn what might have prevented a collision that dumped more than 100,000 gallons of oil into Galveston Bay in March. At a recent hearing, the National Transportation Safety Board pointed a finger right back at the Coast Guard. Read the full story at StateImpact Texas.


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DAVE FEHLING reports for Houston-based KUHF News and StateImpact Texas where this story was originally broadcast. It is made available here through a news partnership between the Texas Tribune and the Mercury.

COVER: A shrimp boat on Galveston Bay at dawn in September 2008. PHOTO by LOUIS VEST

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