Response efforts continue on South Matagorda Island

Response efforts continue on South Matagorda Island
PORT O’CONNOR, Texas — While weather conditions have slowed today’s early work along South Matagorda Island response crews report additional progress in collecting oiled sand and oiled debris from impacted areas on Saturday. Conditions are expected to improve as the day develops, allowing clean-up teams to resume more normal efforts during the afternoon. An estimated 219,025 pounds of oiled...

Response efforts continue on South Matagorda Island, Mustang Island and Padre Island National Seashore

Response efforts continue on South Matagorda Island, Mustang Island and Padre Island National Seashore
PORT O’CONNOR, Texas —  On Thursday evening members of the Unified Command met with residents of Calhoun County to update the community on progress of the spill response and to address any issues of concern. Incident Commander Randal S. Ogryzdiak, Jimmy Martinez of the Texas General Land Office, and Jim Guidry, Vice-President of Kirby Inland Marine, Dr. Jonathan Huss of the Texas Department of...