Gulf of Mexico
Halliburton says it has agreed to pay $1.1 billion to settle a substantial portion of plaintiff claims arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
An 809-pound tiger shark caught earlier this month has been cooked and served to more than 90 poor and homeless Texans.
A San Antonio man landed an 809-pound tiger shark near Port Aransas in the Gulf of Mexico after reeling it in for more than seven hours.
Experts tracking a great white shark through the Gulf of Mexico have received electronic signals indicating the route could lead to Texas.
Federal investigators are trying to find out what happened when a tugboat steering two barges collided with a cargo freighter in the Houston Ship Channel in March.
The U.S. Coast Guard and NTSB are opening hearings into the collision of a barge and a freighter that spilled nearly 170,000 gallons of fuel oil into the Houston Ship Channel.
The U.S. Coast Guard has scheduled 4½ days of hearings in Galveston early next week on a collision between a tugboat and a freighter that spilled nearly 170,000 gallons of fuel oil into the Houston Ship Channel.
Things were as close to normal Wednesday since a barge spilled up to 170,000 gallons of oil into the Houston Ship Channel.
The Coast Guard aimed to reopen one of the nation’s busiest seaports Monday, two days after a collision between a barge and a ship caused nearly 170,000 gallons of tar-like oil to spill into the waters south of Houston.
No timetable has been set to reopen a major shipping channel after nearly 170,000 gallons of oil spilled into the waterway, but more help was being called in to contain the spill.
Many international destinations close to home may prove to be a better option than South Beach or Miami. Among the best international trips that can be done in a weekend are the Bahamas, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Montreal and Vancouver.
The five states that border the Gulf of Mexico are getting $113 million to improve the environment.