"Air monitoring is being conducted along the shoreline".
Coast Guard Capt. Kevin Oditt said crews were working on securing the barges, initiating salvage and recovery operations and reopening the channel.
The U.S. Coast Guard confirmed the accident, which took place about 3:30 p.m. local time, in the Houston Ship Channel, near Bayport, Texas.
The liquid leaked into the bay is highly-flammable, toxic to marine life and could be deadly to anyone who ingests it.
A tug pushing two barges collided with an oil tanker in the Houston Ship Channel, causing one barge to capsize and the other is damaged, the U.S. Coast Guard said in a statement.
An estimated 25,000 tons of gasoline stock were on each barge and an unknown amount had been released, the Coast Guard said.
China says to hold more trade talks with USA in Beijing
On Friday, US President Donald Trump more than doubled import tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of Chinese goods. Some analysts say the dispute could force China to make reforms that will eventually strengthen its economy.
The ship channel remains partially closed. Both barges were carrying about 25,000 barrels of reformate, which is refined chemical product that is blended with gasoline to boost octane levels.
There were no reported injuries during the collision with the tanker, the Genesis River.
Air monitoring systems have detected no "above actionable levels" of pollution, said Bayport Channel Collision Response, a group of federal, state and shipping officials organized to clear the wreckage and deal with the spill.
The Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health is monitoring nearby communities.
The National Weather Service Houston (NWS) tweeted out an infographic showing what areas of Houston should expect the highest odor from the spill.
The Houston Chronicle reports the closure halted 29 inbound ships and 17 outbound.
Also, Werder Bremen won at Hoffenheim 1-0, and Hertha Berlin won at Augsburg 4-3 thanks to Salomon Kalou's goal in injury time. Hitz then gave away a penalty with a foul on Dodi Lukebakio, but the Belgian dragged the ball wide from 12 yards.
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a motion filed by her legal team to have her set free last month. Manning, 31, was held for 62 days after a Virginia judge ordered her taken into custody in March .
For charging, the handset has a modular USB-C port and headphone jack - both of which can be replaced without much effort. For now, the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL will stay on March security patch until next month, reported 9to5Google.
Sanchez (3-3, 3.21) has tailed off following a good opening to 2019 and is trying to avoid losing a third consecutive start. Sanchez has not recorded a decision in either of his starts versus the White Sox.
In New Zealand, he was best known for his longtime role as nurse Vinnie on the medical drama " Shortland Street ". As the leader of the Power Rangers , Magasiva broke boundaries as the only Samoan born actor cast in the series.
Barron, 51, was a star in his native Mexico and also appeared alongside the comic actor Jack Black in the 2005 film Nacho Libre . Ex-WCW president Eric Bischoff said: "I am saddened to hear about the passing of Silver King".
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Mnuchin made the "final laps" comment last month as a USA delegation headed to Beijing in anticipation of a deal being struck. Farmers have seen the most notable impact, as China slapped additional taxes on agricultural products imported from the U.S.
In January of 2018, a since-terminated YouTube channel released a video entitled "I think Shane Dawson is a pedophile. Speaking directly to camera, he addressed his tempered speech to both Tati and her husband, James Westbrook .
While Symantec did not say why Clark, CEO since 2016, left the company, Hill said Clark wanted to take care of his ailing father. Revenue was $1.20 billion, less than the $1.21 billion that was the analysts' estimate.
There has been no announcement from Rodgers via his social media accounts confirming this, but there have been some subtle hints. New York Mets pitcher and " Thrones " fanatic Noah Syndergaard was the first to appear on the show back in Season 7.
Boston Beer Company merges with Dogfish Head in $300m deal
The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link . The company said these factors would depend on market conditions and the deal is expected to finalize over the summer months.
Most popular baby names of 2018 announced
According to the list, Emma was once again the most popular name for girls, followed closely by Olivia and Ava. Liam, which first appeared on the top 10 list in 2012, retained its top spot for the second year .
Mo Salah's daughter 'scores' to Liverpool crowd's delight
Meanwhile, Aubameyang also scored a double in Arsenal's 3-1 victory at Burnley to draw level at the top of the scoring chart. Arsenal's record signing then volleyed home from Alex Iwobi's cross to record his 22nd strike of his season.
Pompeo cancels Monday’s visit to Moscow
The Kremlin did not rule out that Russian President Vladimir Putin would receive Pompeo. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman visited Whelan in a Moscow jail.
White House expects China to retaliate over trade tariffs
Later on Sunday, Trump reiterated his view in a tweet: "We will be taking in Tens of Billions of Dollars in Tariffs from China". In his own comments on Saturday, Trump struck a more belligerent tone, urging China that it would be "wise for them to act now".
Peggy Lipton, star of 'Mod Squad' and 'Twin Peaks,' dead at 72
Lipton came to stardom playing undercover police officer Julie Barnes in the series " Mod Squad ", which ran from 1968 to 1973. Peggy Lipton , the actress and singer best known for her roles in The Mod Squad and Twin Peaks , has died at the age of 72.
Lil Wayne cancels Rolling Loud set after refusing security check
This comes after another big name in the game was arrested by ICE, 21 Savage, for out-staying his visa by approximately 12 years. Sending his apologies to fans, Weezy took to Twitter to explain how he wasn't allowing himself to be 'policed to do [his] job'.
Madison Bumgarner's reported no-trade list revealed
With July rapidly approaching, Bumgarner's partial no-trade clause was revealed, and the teams on the list are all contenders. That move will increase his leverage near the trade deadline, when the Giants are expected to shop him and other veterans.