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Oil Spill: By the numbers

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This is the latest information released by United States Coast Guard regarding the oil spill in the Houston Ship Channel

March 24th, 10:15 a.m. Update:

By the numbers:

  • Release size: 168,000 gallons of bunker fuel
  • As of 6 a.m.:
    • 43 outbound vessels
    • 38 inbound vessels
  • 69,000 feet of containment boom
    • 192,500 feet of boom has been staged for possible deployment
    • 20,680 feet ordered
  • 27 response vehicles
  • 300 personnel on the scene
  • 200 in the incident command post

 

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