Petrochemical leak keeps stretch of Houston port closed a third day

Credit: Reuters- Published on March 24, 2019
Ship traffic was halted for a third day on Sunday along a key stretch of the United State's busiest oil port as emergency workers siphoned fuels from the Houston Ship Channel that leaked from a massive fire at a nearby petrochemical storage facility.
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Petrochemical Disaster Still Hampering Efforts To Clear Houston Shipping Bottleneck
The backlog of vessels waiting to move through the Houston Ship Channel grew on Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The area remained closed to traffic for a third day as emergency workers attempted to clear a petrochemical spill from the Intercontinental Terminals storage facility. Thirty-one vessels waited to enter the busiest U.S. oil port on Monday, while another 31 waited to leave, up from 26, respectively, on Sunday morning.

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