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Over the past several quarters, Marathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC) has presented investors with an awfully attractive investment case. While earnings suffered a bit in 2016 and early 2017 from weak refining margins across the U.S., the company continued to churn out cash that it then gave back to investors ...
Workers this week are trying to gauge the extent of Hurricane Harvey's damage on Harris County Flood Control District infrastructure, a network of 2,500 miles of bayous, creeks and drainage ditches designed to drain water out of Houston's flat topography and into Galveston Bay. The flood control district ...

When the Houston Ship Channel is closed, arriving vessels must wait at anchor in Galveston Bay and outgoing ships must remain at berth, tying up the terminal as well as the vessel. Delays in waterborne commerce mean extra fuel consumption by the vessel, increased environmental impact, inefficient use ...
Hurricane Ike ravaged Galveston in 2008 and touched off a fierce battle over whether to rebuild the city's destroyed public housing. A decade later, less than half of it has been replaced. The prolonged saga offers a cautionary tale for Texas as it launches the long-term recovery process after Hurricane ...
The When and If and the Privateer Lynx will not be available for general tours, but will offer special sail tours through Galveston Bay on each day of the festival. Festival tickets are $10 admission or $20 admission plus on-board tours for adults, $5 or $10 for youth ages 7-12 and free for children 6 and under.
EAST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are fair to good on the south shoreline on topwaters, Down South Lures and MirrOlures. Whiting and sand trout are good on the edge of the Intracoastal on fresh shrimp. Black drum are fair to good in the Ship Channel on crabs. WEST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are fair to good ...

27 Attempting to restart demex unit EXXON Baton Rouge, LA 502.5 Feb. 27 To restart crude unit next week MARATHON Galveston Bay,TX 459 Feb. 27 Restarts resid hydrocracker PBF ENERGY Chalmette, LA 190 Feb. 27 Gasoline unit to be shut by weekend TOTAL Port Arthur 225.5 Feb. 26 Fails to start ...
In a case that's before the state Supreme Court now, a local navigation district in Galveston Bay decided it has the authority to lease oyster beds in state-owned waters to a company owned by friends of some district commissioners. “Navigation districts cannot go into the seafood business,” the State of ...
EAST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are fair to good on the south shoreline on topwaters, Down South Lures and MirrOlures. Whiting and sand trout are good on the edge of the Intracoastal on fresh shrimp. Black drum are fair to good in the Ship Channel on crabs. WEST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are fair to good ...
Nearly half a billion gallons of industrial wastewater mixed with storm water surged out of just one chemical plant in Baytown, east of Houston on the upper shores of Galveston Bay. Benzene, vinyl chloride, butadiene and other known human carcinogens were among the dozens of tons of industrial toxins ...
The home — on nearly an acre at 427 Bayridge — is believed to be the oldest surviving house on Galveston's North Bay, though its exact age is unknown, according to a press release from John Daugherty Realtors. The house also is known as the McElvogue-Kennedy home because it originally was the ...
... safeguard their operations in the event of another massive hurricane. They agreed on the need for a proposed $14 billion barrier project known as the “coastal spine” and hope federal funding would help make it happen. The project would include a system of levees and gates in the Galveston Bay area.
The power of Hurricane Harvey surely compounded the problem, but it doesn't take that kind of flooding intensity for pollution to build, according to Sarah Gosset, the Water Quality Manager, with the Galveston Bay Foundation. “It's very certainly a tragedy when you see this level of trash and debris," Gosset ...
EAST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are fair to good on topwaters and soft plastics around mullet and shad while wading the south shoreline. Whiting and sand trout are good on the edge of the Intracoastal on fresh shrimp. TEXAS CITY: Redfish are fair on live shrimp around the flood gates. Black drum are good ...
In the Galveston Bay complex, waders have found large schools of reds pushed tight to the grass in East Galveston Bay. The reds have been ...
WOW House: Avid fisherman? Love the water? We've got just the place for you. By Bryan Kirk (Patch Staff) - Updated Oct 5, 2017 7:48 am ET ...
“Buffalo Bayou and Greens Bayou and Cypress Creek, they all wind up down in Galveston Bay,” he says. “Galveston Bay is a central part of all ...

Cong Tu Huynh, a Vietnamese-American fisherman proudly shows one of his boats that memorializes the Vietnam War veterans, Friday, Sept.
But Halili, who helps run his family's Galveston Bay-based oyster company, Prestige Oysters, was also dealing with a larger personal crisis.
Hurricane Harvey was incredibly hard on the oysters of Galveston Bay. The entire population may have been destroyed by Harvey's rains and ...
A box of dead oysters sits on a table before a panel discussion titled What's Going on With Oyster Harvest in Galveston Bay? hosted by ...
Marathon Petroleum Corp. on Monday reported an operational snag and flaring of emissions at its Galveston Bay refinery southeast of Houston ...
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has completed oyster restoration efforts at four areas in Galveston Bay to enhance public ...
J.T. Williams: EPA Threatens Galveston Bay with Toxic Waste Disaster ... that is likely to pollute the San Jacinto River and Galveston Bay.
GALVESTON - As the R/V Trident sped northwest through Galveston Bay, students and researchers from Texas A&M University's Galveston ...
“Buffalo Bayou and Greens Bayou and Cypress Creek, they all wind up down in Galveston Bay,” he says. “Galveston Bay is a central part of all ...
But Halili, who helps run his family's Galveston Bay-based oyster company, Prestige Oysters, was also dealing with a larger personal crisis.
Hurricane Harvey was incredibly hard on the oysters of Galveston Bay. The entire population may have been destroyed by Harvey's rains and ...
A box of dead oysters sits on a table before a panel discussion titled What's Going on With Oyster Harvest in Galveston Bay? hosted by ...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Experts blame equipment failure for the release of about 135,000 gallons of wastewater sludge into Galveston Bay ...
GALVESTON, Texas - Equipment malfunction is to blame for the release of 135,000 gallons of partially treated, aerated sludge into Galveston ...
A famed oyster bar in a Galveston Bay fishing hamlet is one of "the best anti-restaurants in America," according to GQ magazine.
The CEO said he visited the Galveston Bay refinery in Texas City, Texas, southeast of Houston, which the company had idled for 36 hours.
At the Marathon Galveston Bay refinery, a reactor tube blew out on the 120,000-bpd gasoline-producing fluidic catalytic cracking unit on ...
A shrimp boat makes its way through Galveston Bay the morning after Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall June 22 in Galveston. ( Michael ...
Galveston Bay's aquatic ecosystem has been marred by pollution, habitat destruction and coastal degradation, according to a newly released ...
Pelcans are shown in the Upper Galveston Bay Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. A grade of C was issued in the Galveston Bay Report Bay as to the ...
Cong Tu Huynh, a Vietnamese-American fisherman proudly shows one of his boats that memorializes the Vietnam War veterans, Friday, Sept.
Marathon Petroleum (MPC -0.9%) is said to have halted production at its 451K bbl/day Galveston Bay refinery after Magellan Midstream ...
Who wouldn't want to enjoy a morning cup of coffee and feel the salty air of Galveston Bay? You know you do, and you can.
Who wouldn't want to enjoy a morning cup of coffee and feel the salty air of Galveston Bay? You know you do, and you can.
At 1137 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a clusters of strong thunderstorms between Manvel, southeast Houston and Galveston Bay, moving northeast at 20 mph. Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms. Locations ...
EAST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are good on the south shoreline on topwaters, Corkies, MirrOlures and Catch 2000s. Whiting and sand trout are good on the edge of the Intracoastal on fresh shrimp.
Houston Pilots Captain Kristi Taylor pilots the oil tanker Pamisos through the Houston Ship Channel in Galveston Bay Jan. 3, 2017, in Houston.
GALVESTON - Two maritime businesses have pursued legal action in response to a 2014 oil spill in Galveston Bay, recent Galveston federal court records show.
Of a pioneering 1917 Texas oil gusher, Davis writes "The spilling oil rode the current down to Galveston bay and into the open Gulf, in the direction of the future.
The Pilot Club of Baytown is planning the 2017 Yellow Rose Gala to be held April 18, 6:30 p.m., at the Sylvan Beach Pavilion in La Porte.
There is a hurricane in the future of Galveston Bay that all the researchers studying these huge storms fear. That storm sends a 25-foot or higher surge into the Ship Channel, causing the collapse or destruction of oil and hazardous substance storage ...
So I immediately took the term and threw it over the microphone - the people identified themselves with the term from the get-go." The Galveston Bay Parrot Head Club, formed in 1995 and has 509 members. It's the fifth largest Parrot Head Club in the world.
WEST GALVESTON BAY: Trout are fair to good for drifters working shell on live shrimp. Sheepshead, redfish and black drum are good at the jetty on shrimp and crabs.


 

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