San Jacinto River


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San Ja·cin·to River

 (săn jə-sĭn′tō)
A river, about 190 km (120 mi) long, of southeast Texas flowing into Galveston Bay. The final battle of the Texas Revolution, in which insurgents under Sam Houston defeated the Mexican forces led by Santa Anna, was fought on its banks on April 21, 1836.
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Environmental Protection Agency's announcement of a final plan to clean up a long-festering pit of toxic sludge along the San Jacinto River east of Houston.
Administrator Pruitt began his visit to Texas by touring the San Jacinto River Waste Pits Superfund site and received a briefing from on-the-ground EPA response personnel.
Environmental Protection Agency is recommending the removal of toxic waste from the San Jacinto River, a big victory for residents and local officials who for years have urged federal environmental regulators to get rid of the dioxin-laced remnants a Pasadena paper mill dumped along the riverbanks.
The project will transport water from Trinity River to the San Jacinto River and into Lake Houston, which will then be used by the Northeast Water Purification Plant.
and built from three pieces, largest structure to date; and, a 500-plus-piece contract for the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA), which is building a surface water treatment channel to improve management of supplies from Lake Conroe, a City of Houston majority-owner reservoir.
The Greater Conroe/ Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce as well as the San Jacinto River Authority, Conroe Visitors Bureau and Montgomery County, after a seven year hiatus are resurrecting the Fireworks over Lake Conroe.
The San Jacinto River Authority s newly formed Groundwater Reduction Plan Division will have an inaugural budget of $22.
It originally served as the retail marketing point for an agricultural and lumbering area on the San Jacinto River.
On April 18th, a Texas patrol captured a Mexican courier who carried dispatches indicating that Santa Anna, accompanied by fewer than 900 men, was headed for Lynch's Ferry on the San Jacinto River.
Colonial Pipeline and Equilon Pipeline recently donated 100 acres of marshland to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to settle a lawsuit filed by state and federal officials over a pipeline spill and fire during heavy flooding in 1994 along the San Jacinto River in Southeast Texas, according to the Houston Chronicle.
Houston, for example, has made a deal to get water from the San Jacinto River that formerly irrigated water-intensive rice farms.
Principal battles: Tampico (1829); the Alamo (San Antonio, Texas), San Jacinto River (1836); Veracruz (1838); Buena Vista (near Saltillo, Mexico), Cerro Gordo (between Veracruz and Xalapa), Chapultepec, Mexico City (1847).
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