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Houston Ship Channel

Barges Collide In Houston Ship Channel, Spill Fuel Into Waterway

The Huffington Post | Jade Walker | Posted 07.20.2015 | Green

Two barges collided early Monday morning off the coast of Galveston, Texas, sparking a fire on one vessel and spilling fuel into the wa...

Houston Ship Channel Remains Closed After Ships Collide

AP | By JUAN A. LOZANO | Posted 05.10.2015 | Green

LA PORTE, Texas (AP) — Efforts to clean up one of the nation's busiest seaports after a collision between two vessels on the Houston Ship Channel sp...

Gulf-Bound Tar Sands for Export? Probably. Follow the Oiltanking.

Steve Horn | Posted 01.18.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

Bill sponsor U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) and supporter U.S. Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND) both stood on the Senate floor and said Keystone XL is not an export pipeline in the minutes leading up to the bill's failure.

Investigation Far From Over In Houston Oil Spill

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 03.28.2014 | Green

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The barge operator that spilled nearly 170,000 gallons of tar-like oil into the Houston Ship Channel, closing one of the nation...

Texas Oil Spill Cleanup Continues As Officials Worry About Environment

AP | JUAN A. LOZANO and NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 03.25.2014 | Green

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Cannon booms reverberate across the Houston Ship Channel, a scare tactic to keep birds away from oil-slicked beaches. On a m...

'This Is A Significant Spill'

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 03.23.2014 | Green

TEXAS CITY, Texas (AP) — A barge that once carried some 900,000 gallons of heavy tar-like oil was cleared Sunday of its remaining contents, a day af...

Keystone XL Fork in the Road: TransCanada's Houston Lateral Pipeline

Steve Horn | Posted 02.19.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

there's a fork in this controversial pipeline system that has largely flown under the radar: TransCanada's Houston Lateral Pipeline, which serves as a literal fork in the road of the southern half of Keystone XL's route to Gulf Coast refineries.

PHOTOS: Massive Beef Fat Spill Clogs Houston Ship Channel

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In this photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, beef tallow is shown floating in the Houston Ship Channel Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. Part of the Houston...