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Texas drought having major impact on oyster industry

CBS News Friday, 14 August 2020
Over-harvesting and an influx of oxygen-depleting algae have severely depleted the Gulf Coast oyster population, and the industry is suffering. CBS News' Danielle Nottingham reports.

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After brain-eating amoeba killed 6-year-old boy, it could take months to clean Texas city's water

Authorities in Lake Jackson said the city's boil advisory will be in effect for a few more weeks, then chlorine will be pumped through the system.


It may take 3 months to clear Texas water of brain-eating amoeba

"The path forward for the citizens of Lake Jackson is not going to be one that's short," Texas Commission on Environmental Quality executive director Toby Baker..
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Months before Texas water system rid of parasite

Texas officials say it could be months before a city water supply is purged of a deadly parasite. A boil water notice in Lake Jackson could be in place for three..

Deadly water microbe warning after Texas boy dies

A Houston-area city manager says it will take 60 days to ensure a city drinking water system is purged of a deadly, microscopic parasite that officials say..

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Tropical Storm Beta slams Texas with heavy rains, flooding

Remnants of Tropical Storm Beta are battering the Gulf Coast with torrential rains from Texas all the way to New Orleans. Janet Shamlian reports.
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Tropical Storm Beta brings major downpours to Gulf Coast

The National Hurricane Center said Tropical Storm Beta could bring as much as 15 inches of rain to some areas of the Gulf Coast.

Rescuers reach people cut off by Hurricane Sally [Video]

Rescuers reach people cut off by Hurricane Sally

Rescuers on the Gulf Coast used high-water vehicles to reach people cut off byfloodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally, even as a second round offlooding hit rivers and creeks swollen by the storm’s heavy rains. Acrosssouthern Alabama and the Florida Panhandle, homeowners and businesses begancleaning up and officials inspected bridges and highways for safety. Theclean-up begins a day after Sally rolled through with 105 mph winds, a surgeof seawater and 1 to 2 1/2 feet (0.3 to 0.8 metres) of rain in many placesbefore it began to break up.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO    Duration: 00:44Published
Sally weakens after dumping rain on Gulf coast [Video]

Sally weakens after dumping rain on Gulf coast

[NFA] The storm was downgraded to a tropical depression and is threatening to dump another foot of rain as it moves inland. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 01:26Published

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