By Nick Powell, Houston Chronicle
The water quality in Texas’ largest estuary worsened in 2018, a report released Wednesday stated, owing to higher concentrations of pollutants in regional watersheds and bayous and possible lingering effects from Hurricane Harvey.
A report card released by the Galveston Bay Foundation and the Houston Advanced Research Center indicated Galveston
Bay had higher levels of phosphorus than in previous years — the source of which has flummoxed environmentalists. The report was based on 2018 data culled from local, state and federal agencies.