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How the ethane molecule changed the Gulf Coast — and the world

That molecule, described chemically as C2H6, is transforming the Gulf Coast economy and reshaping global markets … was among the first shale formations exploited by the drilling and fracking techniq…

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Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing in US waters – KRIS Corpus Christi News


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Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing in US waters
KRIS Corpus Christi News
Coast Guard crews from Corpus Christi interdicted a Mexican lancha crew illegally fishing in waters off the Texas coast on Sunday. According to the Coast Guard, four fishermen onboard the boat were detained and turned over to Border Patrol for processing.
Coast Guard halts Mexican boat crew engaged in illegal fishingVictoria Advocate

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Texas Gulf Coast exports more oil than it imports for the first time

Rapid technological advances in fracking, the process of unlocking oil and gas deep … The Houston-Galveston region comprises multiple ports of entry along the Texas Gulf Coast, including Houston, Te…

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Crews to remove oil from decades-old shipwreck off Newfoundland coast

TWILLINGATE, N.L. — More than three decades after it sunk off Newfoundland’s picturesque Notre Dame Bay, work begins Tuesday to extract leaking bulk oil from the wreck of the Manolis L. The paper car…

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Coast Guard: Tanker sunk by U-boat off L.I could be leaking oil

Is the British oil tanker Coimbra – torpedoed and sunk by a German U-boat off Long Island 76 years ago – still leaking? That’s the question the U.S. Coast Guard wants to answer when the ship is examined during a deep drive starting next week. Capt.

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Three illegal fishing crews apprehended off South Texas coast – KRIS Corpus Christi News


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Three illegal fishing crews apprehended off South Texas coast
KRIS Corpus Christi News
Three boat crews reportedly engaged in illegal fishing off the South Texas coastline have been interdicted, according to the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG). The Coast Guard, along with Customs and Border Protection National Air Security Operations Center …

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Are hurricanes to blame for fish dying and ‘dead zones’ appearing on NC’s coast?

It extends throughout the U.S. North Atlantic and Pacific Ocean basins.” The major hurricanes over the … Large amounts of floodwater and organic matter can lead to dead zones in the estuary, where fish and other creatures can’t live.

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Coast Guard interdicts illegal fishing crew, seizes 900 pounds of fish – KRIS Corpus Christi News


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Coast Guard interdicts illegal fishing crew, seizes 900 pounds of fish
KRIS Corpus Christi News
Coast Guard law enforcement crews interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew engaged illegally fishing in federal waters off the South Texas coast, Monday afternoon. USCG says crews stopped the vessel with a total of four Mexican fishermen engaged in

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2 ducklings, 1 duck recovering after April 12 Mississippi River oil spill: U.S. Coast Guard

About 10:30 a.m. last Thursday (April 12), the Coast Guard reported a Singapore flagged general cargo ship, the PAC Antares, hit the pier and was leaking high-sulphur fuel oil into the Mississippi River near mile marker 100. The leak was plugged by 1:21 …

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A Budding Energy Economy On The Texas Gulf Coast Is Not Without Its Risks

But a few years later, almost overnight, fracking unleashed huge amounts of new domestic gas … billion being pumped into plans for other export terminals up and down the Gulf Coast. And the fact that the global dynamics of all this changed so quickly …

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