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  1. Barge Containing Fuel Additive Stuck Off Coast of Port O'ConnorRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KIII

    Crews in the Port O'Connor area are still cleaning up from last month's oil spill in the Galveston Bay area, but as of Tuesday, U.S. Coast Guard officials say they have a new problem to contend with.

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  2. Officials confirm identity of body found near Victoria Barge CanalRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Victoria Advocate

    ... inside, not far from Turnstake Island along the Victoria Barge Canal, near marker 16, Mayes said. Stations in Port O'Connor and Port Aransas were called to help, and a helicopter from the Corpus Christi Coast Guard assisted. "We're very fortunate to ...

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  3. Coast Guard, Texas Parks and Wildlife Locate, Recover Body in San Antonio BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KIII

    ... National Wildlife Refuge and numerous good Samaritans searched more than 46 square miles from Sun Down Bay to Port O'Connor utilizing surface and air assets from Station Port O'Connor, Station Port Aransas and Air Station Corpus Christi before ...

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  4. Coast Guard officials: Crews locate body of missing man in San Antonio BayRead the original story

    Sunday | Corpus Christi Caller-Times

    A 48-year-old man was reported missing Friday, and a good Samaritan reported an unmanned boat to crews in Port O'Connor We're sorry.

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  5. Search continues for missing man in San Antonio BayRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | The Victoria Advocate

    The name of the man has not been revealed, but officials with the Corpus Christi Coast Guard say a passer-by came across the boat with its engine running Friday morning about 7:30 a.m. Boat crews from stations in Port O'Connor and Port Aransas were launched immediately Friday morning along with a Dolphin Helicopter and Falcon Jet from an air ... (more)

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  6. Coast Guard searches for missing person near Victoria Barge CanalRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... A search began soon after the emergency call came in at 7:25 a.m. and continued into Friday night. Stations in Port O'Connor and Port Aransas were called to help, and a helicopter from the Corpus Christi Coast Guard assisted.

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  7. Grass fire burns 50 acres in Calhoun CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... and if they do, to have extra water on hand. Port Lavaca Fire Department, Seadrift Volunteer Fire Department, Port O'Connor Volunteer Fire Department, Magnolia Volunteer Fire Department and Olivia-Port Alto Volunteer Fire Department responded.

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  8. Surveying Effects of Galveston Oil Spill on Port O'ConnorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | KIII

    The cleanup process continued Monday at Port O'Connor as crews worked to remove traces from the oil spill that happened in late March in the Houston ship channel.

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  9. Texas City 'Y' Response Area Command: Update 12: Response efforts...Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | Huntington News

    PORT O'CONNOR, Texas - Effective shoreline clean-up efforts are on-going, Saturday, April 5, 2014, along Mustang, South Matagorda and North Padre islands in response to the Texas City oil spill.

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  10. Tons of oiled sand cleared off Texas coastlineRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | Chron

    ... remain active on the coastal shorelines, with another 78 people staffing the spill's Incident Command Post at Port O'Connor. Officials said the public is discouraged from accessing Matagorda Island until they announce that response operations have ...

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  11. Local response officials have cleaned up more than 200,000 pounds of oiled sand, debrisRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | Corpus Christi Caller-Times

    ... remain active on the coastal shorelines, supported by another 78 persons staffing the Incident Command Post in Port O'Connor. "Response crews have overcome a series of logistical and environmental challenges to implement an effective and efficient ...

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  12. Congressman Blake Farenthold Tours South Texas Coast Impacted by Oil SpillRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 5 | KIII

    Congressman Blake Farenthold was in Port O'Connor today getting a brief on the clean up efforts from the oil spill that happened near Texas City two weeks ago.

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  13. Texas oil spill meeting disappoints residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | National Fisherman

    PORT O'CONNOR - Commercial fishermen and women, oyster harvesters and shrimpers - people who make their living along the Gulf Coast - wanted answers Thursday night from government officials, but many walked away from a meeting disappointed, some even angry.

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  14. Oil spill meeting disappoints residentsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | The Victoria Advocate

    PORT O'CONNOR - Commercial fishermen and women, oyster harvesters and shrimpers - people who make their living along the Gulf Coast - wanted answers Thursday night from government officials, but many walked away from a meeting disappointed, some even angry.

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  15. Texas City 'y' Response Area Command: Update 11: Reponse...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | Huntington News

    PORT O'CONNOR, Texas - More than 465 response contractors continued work Thursday, April 3, 2014 along the shores of Mustang and South Matagorda Islands and Padre Island National Seashore, employing conventional clean-up methods with rakes, shovels and buckets.

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  16. Saltwater Fishing Reports for Week of April, 2014Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | Bay Area Observer

    ... on the edge of Oyster Lake on shrimp and crabs. Black drum and redfish are fair to good at the jetty on crabs. PORT O'CONNOR -Trout and redfish are fair on soft plastics over sand and grass. Trout and redfish are fair for drifters working the back ...

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  17. Advocate Editorial Board opinion: Thank you for improving communication on oil cleanup effortRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... who had concerns were not given many answers about the situation. Those who went to the command center at the Port O'Connor Community Center to ask for information were turned away by a Calhoun County sheriff's deputy and given a phone number to ...

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  18. Briefing to Advise Residents About Oil Spill Cleanup EffortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 3 | KIII

    ... brief residents about their cleanup efforts and take questions. Kiii News Reporter Brian Burns went Live from Port O'Connor with an update on that cleanup effort.

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  19. Oiled loon recovering in Port O'ConnorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | The Victoria Advocate

    Representatives of the Unified Command responding to the March 22 oil spill will join community leaders in an informational session PORT O'CONNOR - A 6-pound bird with oil on its chest and left wing honked in disapproval as caretakers placed kids' socks on its feet Wednesday.

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  20. AWO Urged Action on Waterways InfrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Marine News

    ... t all over Capitol Hill today visiting nearly Oil spill responders from the Matagorda Incident Command Post in Port O'Connor, Texas, continue to implement their aggressive

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