A good Samaritan rescued two people after a collision between a recreational boat and a tug Sunday in the Intracoastal Waterway about 3 miles southwest of Port O’Connor, Texas.
The Environmental Protection Agency is holding a hearing Thursday to receive testimony on a proposal that would lower the required amount of ethanol in the fuel supply for the first time ever.
Of an estimated 1,800 gallons of diesel fuel and oil that spilled from a towboat that sank last week in the Mississippi River off Le Claire, Iowa, at least 85 percent has been removed.
During the last several months, dolphins have washed ashore along the northern Gulf Coast with bullet wounds, missing jaws and hacked-off fins and federal officials said they are looking into the mysterious deaths.
Two 24-year-old men swam to shore after their boat sank Sunday afternoon in the Gulf off Crystal Beach, Fla., sheriff’s deputies told The Tampa Tribune. Only one survived the ordeal.
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