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General Land Office

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2013

    Galveston's $140,000 Seaweed Project Could Protect Against Storm Damage

    Galveston beachgoers are familiar with the smelly, unsightly seaweed plaguing many of the coast's shorelines and interrupting a pleasant day at the beach. We've all seen kids shriek and throw it at each other and have walked around the uncomfortable stuff as it dried on the shore. Rather than get r ... More >>

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    January 21, 2013

    Remember the Alamo: $1.6 Million Added to State Budget for the State Landmark

    In Austin, both the House and Senate have unveiled baseline budgets for the session, with the idea that additions would be negotiated over time. Sen. Tommy Williams (R-The Woodlands), who chairs the Senate Finance Committee, told reporters the Senate's budget was as close to last session as possible ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2010

    The Tarballs Cometh, To Galveston

    Crystal Beach, via KHOU​As the Fourth of July weekend loomed, Galveston's visitors bureau put out a press release "reminding the public that Island beaches remain oil free and open for business this 4th of July holiday weekend....The U.S. Coast Guard confirms that the spill remains more than 200 ... More >>

  • News

    October 7, 2004
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    September 30, 2004
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    September 16, 2004

    Can You Keep a Secret?

    Not if you put it on a chat line, duh

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    February 13, 2003

    Line in the Sand

    Squeezed by new development on Galveston's west end, fishermen are trying to hang on to an honored Texas tradition: driving on the beach

  • News

    July 13, 2000

    Sand in Your Craw?

    Make yourself heard

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    July 13, 2000

    This Sand is Your Sand

    At the Village of Surfside, it's not just the beaches that are eroding. It's the Open Beaches Act.

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    December 9, 1999

    Raw Deal

    Oysterman Joe Nelson says pollution is slowly killing Galveston Bay. But is anyone listening?

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