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Crude Oil Spills from Galveston Bay, TX Refinery

HeadlineOct 07, 2021

In Texas, a crude oil spill Wednesday at the Marathon Galveston Bay refinery near Houston is prompting even more calls to break free from fossil fuel dependence. This comes as Southern California confronts one of its worst-ever oil spills from an underwater pipeline. Meanwhile, a recent study by the International Monetary Fund found the fossil fuel industry receives subsidies of $11 million per minute despite pledges by world leaders to fight the climate catastrophe.

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