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Should BP Settlement Funds Be Used to Stop Development in Galveston?

When the Friends of Galveston Beaches proposed using $9.5 million from the BP oil spill settlement to stop development and preserve a beach, an old community argument erupted again over new development versus open spaces. We learn more from Galveston County Daily News reporter John Wayne Ferguson. MORE: Group Wants RESTORE Money to Buy Galveston […]

When the Friends of Galveston Beaches proposed using $9.5 million from the BP oil spill settlement to stop development and preserve a beach, an old community argument erupted again over new development versus open spaces.

We learn more from Galveston County Daily News reporter John Wayne Ferguson.

MORE: Group Wants RESTORE Money to Buy Galveston Beaches (Galveston County Daily News, April 17, 2016)

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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