Unified Command allows residents to return to their homes after Texas City fuel spill

TEXAS CITY, Texas — The Unified Command has allowed residents to return to their homes and have re-opened Highway 146 and Loop 197 in Texas City, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Thursday. The closure and evacuation came early this morning, after crews at a pipeline owned by Magellan Midstream Partners detected a pressure loss along in the pipeline near Bayou Pierre and dispatched a team to investigate...

Unified Command responds to fuel spill from leaking pipeline in Texas City, Texas

TEXAS CITY, Texas — A Unified Command has been established to respond to a gasoline spill from a leaking pipeline near Bayou Pierre in Texas City, Thursday. Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P.’s SCADA Operations Control Center received a leak detection alarm at approximately 1 a.m. this morning. The Products Pipeline was shut down, and notification to the National Response Center and local emergency...