A Coast Guard response boat patrols past the Kirby Barge 27706 during clean up efforts near Texas City Dike, in this U.S. Coast Guard handout photo taken March 23, 2014. The Houston Ship Channel was ... more 
A Coast Guard response boat patrols past the Kirby Barge 27706 during clean up efforts near Texas City Dike, in this U.S. Coast Guard handout photo taken March 23, 2014. The Houston Ship Channel was shut on Saturday following a collision between a Kirby Inland Marine oil barge and a cargo ship, spilling some 4,000 barrels, or 168,000 gallons (636,000 liters), of residual fuel oil. Picture taken March 23, 2014. REUTERS/Petty Officer 3rd Class Manda M. Emery/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout via Reuters (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENERGY ENVIRONMENT) ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, CONTENT, LOCATION OR DATE OF THIS IMAGE. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS less 
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