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Public Reefing Program

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Nov. 2 adopted new rules that pave the way for a public reefing program in the state’s nearshore waters. In a separate action, the Commission voted to adopt regulations governing offshore aquaculture. The new rules concerning artificial reefs establish a mechanism to govern the deployment of […]

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Lavaca Bay Restoration

AUSTIN, Texas — Federal, state, local community and industry leaders on March 28 celebrated a successful cooperative effort to clean up and restore the Point Comfort/Lavaca Bay Superfund site, located midway between Houston and Corpus Christi. Mercury contamination released from Alcoa Inc.’s Point Comfort manufacturing facility in the late 1960’s contaminated areas of Lavaca Bay […]

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