Volunteers Playing Pivotal Role in Galveston Bay Cleanup

By Dave Fehling, KUHF News/StateImpact Texas

Published 04/09 2014 07:09AM

Updated 04/09 2014 07:10AM

Crews work to recover hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil from Galveston Bay in wake of barge collision.
Crews work to recover hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil from Galveston Bay in wake of barge collision.

Volunteers complained they were turned away from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill cleanup in 2010. Four years later, after another spill in Galveston Bay last month, volunteers have been helping officials determine where to send cleanup crews. Read the full story at StateImpact Texas.

This article originally appeared in The Texas Tribune at http://www.texastribune.org/2014/04/09/volunteers-playing-pivotal-role-in-/.

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