Galveston Bay being tested for possible Harvey contaminants
October 5, 2017
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — As the R/V Trident sped northwest through Galveston Bay, students and researchers from Texas A&M University's Galveston campus donned blue latex gloves and bright orange life vests, silently mouthing the words to Foreigner's "Cold As Ice" blaring over the boat's loud speakers.
The Houston Chronicle reports just ahead was Morgan's Point, at the entrance of the Port of Houston, the first stop of 10 planned to catalogue the chemical and biological effects on Galveston Bay of one of the worst storms in U.S. history. This station is the closest in proximity to the citie...