The U.S. Coast Guard is containing a reported oil spill of around 420 gallons in Tabbs Bay near Houston, according to a news release on Tuesday, August 17. More than 2,000 feet of hard boom and sorbent boom have been placed around the affected areas to contain and recover oil products.
According to the release, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of the oil spill around 10:30 a.m. on Monday, August 16. Tabbs Bay is east of Houston near Baytown and La Porte.
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