Gulf Coast

Republic Services and Alabama Coastal Foundation Recognized with Top Recycling Award

4.6 Million Oyster Shells Collected in Just One Year, Enough to Create 12 Acres of New Habitat in the Gulf Coast
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MOBILE, Ala., Oct. 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services and the Alabama Coastal Foundation were recognized by the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) with the Organics Recycler of the Year Award. The award is in recognition of an innovative oyster shell recycling program, and was presented today at NWRA’s annual Executive Leadership Roundtable and Awards Luncheon in Orlando, Fla.

Crude Oil Flows to U.S. Refiners in Texas

Houston Lateral Pipeline becomes operational, extending the Keystone Pipeline System to Houston.
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Houston Lateral pipeline more than doubles refining access for Keystone shippers

The Houston Lateral Pipeline and the associated Houston Tank Terminal is the latest phase of the pipeline system from Alberta to Texas to become operational, helping to further drive North American energy security.

A Helpless Feeling on 9/11 Sparked Motivation After Hurricane Katrina

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To commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, we are honoring volunteers who served along the Gulf Coast after the storm. Meet Sherry-Lea Bloodworth Botop, today's Daily Point of Light Award winner, and nominate an outstanding volunteer or organization you know as a Point of Light.

Kaiser Permanente and Points of Light Honor Exceptional Disaster Relief Volunteers With Award Created by President George H. W. Bush

Daily Point of Light Award Celebrates Volunteers During the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina
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ATLANTA, August 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Kaiser Permanente and Points of Light today announced that volunteers from across the country who served along the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina are being honored with the Daily Point of Light Award. One honoree left in the middle of the night to get to Biloxi, Mississippi, to help coordinate evacuation.

CITGO Continues Coastal Restoration Effort in Corpus Christi

Project is part of yearlong environmental conservation and restoration initiative
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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, June 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ – On June 2, CITGO Petroleum Corporation together with the Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program (CBBEP) hosted a coastal restoration effort in the Nueces Delta Preserve. The project is part of CITGO Caring for Our Coast, a yearlong program to promote environmental conservation and restoration through a series of volunteer and educational efforts, in keeping with the long-held commitment by CITGO to serve the communities in which it operates. 

CITGO and Ocean Exploration Trust Continue to Promote STEM Education By Opening the Doors of the Exploration Vessel (E/V) Nautilus to Louisiana and Texas Schools

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Galveston, Texas, June 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation welcomed four educators from CITGO refinery communities participating in the Ocean Exploration Trust's (OET) 2015 Nautilus Ambassador Program back into port on Tuesday, May 19. Selected from a competitive pool of applicants, Amanda Boudreaux, Katie Nichols, Erin Boyd and Jonathan Gain joined an esteemed crew of scientists and engineers aboard the Exploration Vessel (E/V) Nautilus for six days at sea from May 14 to 19.

CITGO Continues Gulf Coast Restoration Efforts with Tampa Bay Watch and the Southwest Florida Water Management District

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Tampa Bay, Fla., June 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Approximately 100 volunteers gathered at Tampa Bay’s largest wetland restoration site on Saturday, May 16 to plant native salt marsh to restore critical marine habitats and filter pollutants, thanks to support from CITGO Petroleum Corporation, Tampa Bay Watch and the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD). School children and community allies planted Spartina alterniflora, commonly known as salt marsh cordgrass, along the Rock Ponds shoreline just north of Port Manatee.   
 

Bob Marshall: Louisiana Encroachment, Pt. I

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With so much focus on the BP oil spill and the havoc it has wrought on the Gulf Coast, it's easy to overlook the broader, more long-term environmental dilemma that serves as the backdrop for that catastrophe: Louisiana's coastline is shrinking at an alarming rate.

Capital One Bank To Donate Up to $100,000 to Hurricane Isaac Relief Efforts

Donations give organizations the opportunity to help residents recover
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(3BL Media) New Orleans, LA - September 13, 2012 - Capital One Bank today announced contributions totaling up to $100,000 to support Gulf Coast communities impacted by Hurricane Isaac.

The $100,000 donation includes $50,000 to the Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) and $30,000 to the Baton Rouge Area Foundation (BRAF), and Capital One also will match donations by its associates totaling up to $20,000 to the Red Cross of Southeast Louisiana, GNOF, BRAF, Salvation Army and Habitat for Humanity.

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