Galveston Bay


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Gal′veston Bay′


n.
an inlet of the Gulf of Mexico.
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Noun1.Galveston Bay - an arm of the Gulf of Mexico in Texas to the south of Houston
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
Golfo de Mexico, Gulf of Mexico - an arm of the Atlantic to the south of the United States and to the east of Mexico
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A pretty notion truly," replied the papers in the interest of Florida, "that of Galveston bay
Oil and gas company Duma Energy Corp (OTC BB:DUMA) revealed on Wednesday the start of oil production from the first project under its 18-well development project in Galveston Bay, Texas.
Por eso la organizacion Galveston Bay Estuary realizara eventos para ensenarnos a cuidar el ambiente.
Our results provide a spatially resolved estimate of high-density areas that will help designate essential fish habitat (EFH) in Galveston Bay.
In 1981, with the Ku Klux Klan torching Vietnamese shrimpers on Galveston Bay, the Vietnamese Fishermen's Association advised its members to sell their boats and give up fishing.
Had the storm landed just 30 miles southwest, it would've inundated Galveston Island and sent a storm surge into Galveston Bay and the Houston Ship Channel, a 52-mile waterway that is home to oil refineries and industrial plants that produce much of the nation's gasoline, petroleum products and chemicals.
While dredging is usually a minor issue, with the large amount of legacy pollutants in the sediments of Galveston Bay and the Houston Ship Channel, many of them tied to the San Jacinto River Waste Pits Superfund site, there is always the possibility that toxic chemicals like polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB), polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) and dioxins could further impact the food web.
More than 800 striking workers at Marathon Petroleum Corp's Galveston Bay Refinery voted to back their leaders' rejection of a last, best and final offer from the company to end a three-month work stoppage.
Previously, Costenbader has served as chief financial officer at Galveston Bay Biodiesel LP and as vice-president in the Structured Finance Group of GE Capital.
4 million cleanup of the "Malone Services Company" Superfund Site in Texas City, Texas, a former waste-disposal site near the shore of Galveston Bay.
Southern flounder were collected during the summers of 1996 and 1997 by rod and reel, flounder gigs, or Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPW) gill nets in four Texas bays (Sabine Lake, Galveston Bay, Matagorda Bay, and lower Laguna Madre), by pound nets in Core Sound, North Carolina, from gill nets in estuarine waters near Biloxi, Mississippi, and from commercial fish houses in Dauphin Island, Alabama, and St.
Seagrass meadows were lost from West Bay, part of the Galveston Bay system, between 1956 and 1982 due apparently to acute and chronic effects of waterfront development and water quality degradation.

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