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If you are a reporter working on deadline, or would like to arrange an interview with Galveston Bay Foundation staff or board members, please contact: Claire Everett at ceverett@galvbay.org or 281 332 3381 x208

Creating a Voice for Galveston Bay: Galveston Bay Foundation’s Origin Story

  • March 06, 2020
  • Blog

In 1987, a diverse group of recreational, commercial and industrial Bay users put aside their differences and came together to protect their common interest – Galveston Bay. They were concerned about two issues – 1) the Wallisville project set to dam up 20,000 acres of the lower Trinity River and create a lake that would […]

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Our future Kemah home is a place for YOU!

  • February 25, 2020
  • Blog
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#iheartestuaries, Do You?

  • February 14, 2020
  • Blog

Galveston Bay Foundation a Restore America’s Estuaries partner organization and every February they ask that you use the #iheartestuaries to share why YOU love your estuary. We highlighted some phenomenal champions in our community whose enthusiasm for Galveston Bay is contagious. ❤️Rose’s Seafood is a staple of the Bay Area. Family-owned since 1980, the seafood store’s […]

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Environmental Impacts of ITC Fire: What Galveston Bay Foundation Has Found

  • January 14, 2020
  • Blog

TAMU Presentation on PFAs Collaboration & Results After the ITC chemical tank fire, Galveston Bay Foundation partnered with Texas A&M’s Superfund Research Center to analyze water samples around the ITC incident for PFAs, a group of chemical compounds frequently found in industrial product and firefighting foam. Some of these compounds are known to have harmful […]

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How Has Harvey Impacted Water Quality?

  • December 10, 2019
  • Blog

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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