Safety Board: Coast Guard Could Have Done More to Prevent Spill

By Dave Fehling, KUHF News/StateImpact Texas

Published 06/10 2014 06:19AM

Updated 06/10 2014 06:20AM

Shipping channels are partially reopened; cruise ships and other traffic still shut down due to Texas oil spill.
Shipping channels are partially reopened; cruise ships and other traffic still shut down due to Texas oil spill.

The Coast Guard is trying to learn what might have prevented a collision that dumped more than 100,000 gallons of oil into Galveston Bay in March. At a recent hearing, the National Transportation Safety Board pointed a finger right back at the Coast Guard. Read the full story at StateImpact Texas.

This article originally appeared in The Texas Tribune at http://www.texastribune.org/2014/06/10/safety-board-coast-guard-could-have-done-/.

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