Houston Ship Channel

DuPont, which is headquartered in Delaware, says it is working closely with federal and state regulators to find the cause of a toxic chemical leak that killed four employees. (Photo by Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)

Chemical Plant Had Dozens Of Environmental Violations

DuPont says it is working closely with federal and state regulators to find the cause of a toxic chemical leak that killed four employees.

11/17/2014

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Houston Fire Dept. Fights Blaze At Recycling Plant

Firefighters are using fire boats, bulldozers and other equipment to battle a blaze at a recycling plant near the Houston Ship Channel.

11/01/2014

The owner of a tugboat that collided with a ship last month, dumping nearly 170,000 gallons of oil into the Houston Ship Channel, claims the ship was speeding and being operated in a reckless manner. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Court Papers: Ship In Texas Oil Spill Was Speeding

The owner of a tugboat that collided with a ship last month, dumping nearly 170,000 gallons of oil into the Houston Ship Channel, claims the ship was speeding and being operated in a reckless manner.

04/24/2014

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Crews Clean Up Oil Spill In Texas Shipping Channel

Cannon booms reverberate across the Houston Ship Channel, a scare tactic to keep birds away from oil-slicked beaches. On a mainland shore near a line of refineries, crews scour the sand for quarter-sized tar balls that have washed ashore.

03/25/2014

Cleanup efforts under way after a barge carrying a million gallons of crude oil collided with a ship. (Getty Images)

No Timetable Set To Reopen Major Shipping Channel After 170,000 Gallons Of Tar-Like Oil Spills Into Waterway

No timetable has been set to reopen a major U.S. shipping channel after nearly 170,000 gallons of tar-like oil spilled into the Texas waterway, but more help was being called in Monday to contain the spill and protect important shorebird habitat.

03/24/2014

Cleanup efforts under way after a barge carrying a million gallons of crude oil collided with a ship. (Getty Images)

Oil Spill Cleanup Impedes Major Texas Ship Channel

The cleanup of an unknown amount of thick, sticky oil that spilled into the Galveston Bay blocked the movement of about 60 ships, including three cruise ships, between the Gulf of Mexico and one of the world’s busiest petrochemical transportation waterways.

03/23/2014

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Houston Gets iPhone App With Up-To-Date Smog Data

Standing in Houston traffic under a smoggy plume and wondering if you should take your asthmatic child to soccer practice? The answer could be in your pocket.

04/02/2013

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Outdoors Show: Sunday, July 10

Captain Mickey and Captain Bennie talk about flounder, tires, the Houston Ship Channel, and mercury poisoning with the sickos on this fun Sunday.

07/10/2011

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