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A tragedy, and a chance to make a point - The Galveston County Daily News : Editorials

October 30, 2014

A tragedy, and a chance to make a point

Posted: Saturday, March 29, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 3:14 pm, Mon Mar 31, 2014.

The oil spill in Galveston Bay was a tragedy, but Galveston Mayor Lewis Rosen recognized it was also an opportunity to sell an important idea.

Standing in front of a map of Galveston Bay, Rosen briefed Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson on the possibilities of the Ike Dike for containing oil spills.

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