Houston Matters

What’s the Latest in the Fallout From the Houston Ship Channel Collision?

A few weeks ago, on a foggy morning in Greater Houston, the Carla Maersk collided with another vessel, the Liberian bulk carrier Conti Peridot, near Morgan’s Point. The ruptured tanker spilled an unknown amount of a gasoline additive into the busy waterway. A five-mile stretch of the Ship Channel was closed for days. We’ll talk […]

A few weeks ago, on a foggy morning in Greater Houston, the Carla Maersk collided with another vessel, the Liberian bulk carrier Conti Peridot, near Morgan’s Point. The ruptured tanker spilled an unknown amount of a gasoline additive into the busy waterway. A five-mile stretch of the Ship Channel was closed for days.

We’ll talk with News 88.7 Energy and Environment Reporter Dave Fehling and Bob Stokes, President of the Galveston Bay Foundation, about the collision, the fallout, and the ensuing investigation.

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