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Houston Ship Channel

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 | Food

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...