Diesel fuel spill shuts down part of Houston Ship Channel

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The Ship Channel was closed a little before 8am because of the spill

Part of the Houston Ship Channel is shut down due to a diesel spill.

The Coast Guard Incident Management Division as well as Garner Environmental Services are on scene conducting cleanup after a reported 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel spilled from the South Central Cement facility into the ship channel around Greens Bayou.

Officials closed the ship channel around 7:57am. They expect to reopen the waterway later this morning.

There are no reported injuries.

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