CW39 News Fix: EPA announces full removal of toxins at San Jacinto River Waste Pits

Houston Chronicle: Neighbors, officials praise EPA decision to clean up San Jacinto waste pits

Houston Newsmakers KPRC 2: Galveston Bay

AC Media: Bike Around the Bay (Interview in Spanish)

Evaluating the Impacts of Hurricane Harvey on the Dolphins of Galveston Bay

Prepared September 18, 2017 By Vanessa Mintzer, Ph.D. (Galveston Bay Foundation) and Kristi Fazioli (Environmental Institute of Houston-UHCL) Dolphins and Hurricanes Opportunities to evaluate the effects of catastrophic events, like hurricanes and flooding, on dolphins are rare.  However, because hurricanes cause dramatic environmental changes, they are expected to impact most aquatic organisms, including these top-level […]

NPR: In Texas, Concerns About Damage To Flooded Toxic Waste Sites

Houston Chronicle: Groups demand answers about Harvey’s impact on San Jacinto River Waste Pits site

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How Has Harvey Impacted Water Quality?

Photo: NASA Satellite of brown rivers and Galveston Bay full of floodwater from Hurricane Harvey. In the Houston area, stormwater from large flood events wash pollutants, chemicals and debris down our storm drains, into our bayous and eventually into Galveston Bay. The longer between rain storms or the more intense a rain storm, the more pollutants are […]

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