New initiative wants to add environmental issue to city’s vision

A new initiative aiming to accelerate the transition to a low carbon sustainable future has been launched in Galway. The Post Carbon Galway (PCG) initiative aims to work in partnership with all sectors to ensure that environmental issues are to the fore in the coming years. And the team believe that – with Galway’s recent…
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4,200 gallons of crude oil discharged mouth of Mississippi River

As much as 4,200 gallons of crude oil discharged from a well into the mouth of the Mississippi River, the U.S. Coast Guard reports. The Coast Guard and other agencies were responding Tuesday (Aug. 2) to the spill in the Main Pass. The well is owned by Texas Petroleum Investment Co., according to a news release from the…
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