Tag Archives: Texas City


The Day the Windows Shook

Grappling with the damage wrought by the Texas City disaster, more than 70 years later.

We were all gathered in the auditorium of Beaumont’s Millard Elementary School when the windows began rattling, a strong enough vibration that 71 years later ...Read More


Assessing the Damage from the Galveston Bay Oil Spill

The general consensus seems to be that the Galveston Bay oil spill could have been a lot worse, but uncertainties linger.

While some uncertainty seems to exist about how long the Galveston Bay oil spill will pose a risk to aquatic life along the coast, the general consensus seems t...Read More