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 below the 29th parallel!
The Bayport Terminal is a major port along the Bayport Ship Channel off Galveston Bay. The drill ship will then be transported by containers on a freighter bound for South Korea.
Exxon's Baytown facility is 24 miles (39 kilometers) from downtown Houston, on the eastern bank of a heavily trafficked waterway that connects the ship channel to Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.
At Marathon Petroleum's Galveston Bay Refinery in Texas City, Texas, Air Liquide will increase its current oxygen delivery by 400 tonnes per day.
If Ike, the costliest storm in the state's history at the time, had hit just a little farther down the coast, sophisticated storm models show it would've sent an even more devastating swell of water into the heavily populated and industrialized Galveston Bay area.
Fluor (FLR) announced that it has achieved substantial engineering completion for Marathon Petroleum Corporation's (MPC) Tier 3 gasoline sulfur standard reconfiguration project at the Galveston Bay refinery in Texas City, Texas.
This surge in the organization's popularity makes sense: The SPLC, after all, is the group that had once, nearly four decades ago, protected Vietnamese shrimpers from the Klan in Galveston Bay, sued several white supremacist groups out of existence, and delivered justice to the family Mulugeta Seraw, an Ethiopian student bludgeoned to death by members of a Neo-Nazi group in Portland, Oregon.
Addicks is a wealthy community on the outskirts of Houston, whereas Baytown, which lies along Galveston Bay approximately a mile from the flooded SJRWP Superfund site, is mostly blue collar.
The estimated 33 trillion gallons of rain that didn't soak into the ground or evaporate ended up in Galveston Bay and other coastal estuaries.
Live2Lead is being presented to the Galveston Bay Area by The Discipline Coach; John Maxwell Team Certified Members.
The Phillips 66 Sweeny Texas Refinery with a capacity of 260,000 bpd has closed, while output at Marathon's Galveston Bay refinery and the Access Industries plant in Houston were slowed due to the closed ship channel, according to traders and oil industry news services, as cited by CNBC.

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