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Oil spill cleanup impedes major ship channel

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March 23, 2014
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The cleanup of an unknown amount of thick, sticky oil that spilled into Galveston Bay blocked the movement of about 60 ships between the Gulf of Mexico and one of the world's busiest petrochemical transportation waterways. (March 23) Video provided by AP


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Coast Guard Working to Reopen Shipping Channel

Coast Guard Working to Reopen Shipping Channel

AP (Mar. 24, 2014) — Crews lined up miles of oil booms to keep oil away from the shoreline and bird habitats, two days after a collision in the Houston Ship Channel dumped as many as 170,000 gallons of oil from a barge into the water along the Gulf Coast. (March 24) Video provided by AP
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Houston Ship Channel Open to Some Traffic

Houston Ship Channel Open to Some Traffic

AP (Mar. 26, 2014) — Some ships have been allowed to move through the Houston Ship Channel, which was closed down after an oil spill on Saturday. Environmental officials are still evaluating the damage. (March 26) Video provided by AP
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Gulf Shipping Channels Remain Closed as Oil Spill Cleanup Continues

Gulf Shipping Channels Remain Closed as Oil Spill Cleanup Continues

Reuters - US Online Video (Mar. 24, 2014) — Major Texas oil shipping channels that deliver crude oil for nearly a tenth of the country's refining capacity remain closed for a third day as clean up continues following large oil spill. Mana Rabiee reports. Video provided by Reuters
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