Coast Guard oversees lightering operations after barges run aground in Dickinson Bayou

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard oversaw lightering operations of 18,000 barrels of oil after a tow vessel and two barges in tow ran aground while transiting near the entrance to Dickinson Bayou, Wednesday. The barges, Buffalo 802 and 803, ran aground at 6:45 p.m. after breaking away from the towing vessel, Captain Hard, in inclement weather. The barges were carrying approximately 45,000 barrels of oil...