Galveston Bay Barge Collision Causes Oil Spill

Galveston Bay Barge Collision Causes Oil Spill

The U.S. Coast Guard received a call at roughly 12:30 p.m. on Saturday reporting a collision. The call came from the captain of Summer Wind, a 585 foot ship, that had collided with a barge. This barge was carrying 924,000 gallons of fuel oil. The barge collision caused a leak, and the barge began spilling […]

Hazardous Waste Leads to Lengthy Sentence

Hazardous Waste Leads to Lengthy Sentence

Federal prosecutors have said recently that one man has been sentenced to a lengthy 10 months in prison, a conviction that was led by heavy evidence, for improper hazardous waste storage. The man from Atlanta, Georgia owns a waste hauling business and was under investigation. Other cases like this have come about in recent years […]

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