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Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Volunteers playing pivotal role in Galveston Bay cleanup

AUDIO | Volunteers complained they were turned away from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill cleanup in 2010. Four years later, after another spill in Galveston Bay last month, volunteers have been helping officials determine where to send cleanup crews.

Monday, March 24th, 2014

Galveston Bay spill will take economic, ecological toll (with video)

With no end in sight to containing a spill that may have dumped 150,000 gallons of fuel oil into Galveston Bay on Saturday, the hit to Texas’ economy and environment is already huge — and sure to...

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