"Air monitoring is being conducted along the shoreline from Sylvan Beach to Kemah", the Coast Guard said.
There were no reported injuries during the collision with the tanker, the Genesis River.
It was the second spill in two months to affect traffic on the 53-mile (85-km) commercial waterway that connects Houston to the Gulf of Mexico.
Emergency responders placed more than 3,800 feet of floating boom lines as of Saturday morning and were planning to lay another 12,150 feet around the barges and sensitive areas along the nearby bay, the group said.
Jadon Sancho makes Manchester United transfer decision
The 19-year-old has been linked with a huge £100million move to Old Trafford following a stunning season in the Bundesliga . However, Sancho will not be going anywhere this summer after deciding to stay put for at least another year.
Symantec says CEO Greg Clark steps down
Until that happens, Clark's position will be held by Symantec director Richard Hill, formerly CEO of Novellus Systems. Sale fell 1.7% to US$1.19 billion for the quarter; analysts had pegged in a figure of US$1.21 billion.
A collision between a massive tanker and two oil barges has resulted in as much as tens of thousands of gallons of a gasoline product leaking into a shipping channel near Houston.
The barges - pushed by the towing vessel Voyager - were loaded with the gasoline blending component Reformate, which is leaking into the water after Friday's collision near Bayport, Texas, officials said. "However, air monitoring reports for Galveston County show no toxic levels at this time", said Galveston County Local Health Authority Dr.
According to the Coast Guard, some 25,000 tonnes of chemicals were on each barge and an unknown amount had been released.
Reformate is an intermediate stage in the production of gasoline and is colorless, flammable and toxic to marine life.
The National Weather Service said the smell of gas could carry several miles inland. Hundreds of people reported respiratory and other ailments at clinics set up to provide medical aid after the fire.
The US Navy's Bahrain-based Fifth Fleet told Reuters it was aware of the UAE report but referred queries to the UAE authorities. Al Zayani also noted that such incidents might lead to an escalation of conflicts in the region.
It is characterised by wrestlers wearing colourful masks and elaborated costumes while facing each other in choreographed battles. Most British wrestling fans will remember him for his performance as Jack Black's rival, " Ramses " in Nacho Libre .
Yes, the people's will has to be respected. "But the 2016 referendum was not the first on the UK's membership of the EU". He was touching on growing uncertainty over how, when or indeed even if Britain quits the EU.
L'Armée de libération du Baloutchistan dit se battre contre une exploitation inéquitable des ressources naturelles de la région. Fin novembre, quatre personnes avaient été tuées dans l'attaque du consulat de Chine à Karachi par des hommes armés.
A report from the office of Special Counsel Robert Mueller said that their investigators also confirmed it. Harris received rave reviews for her questioning of Attorney General Bill Barr during a hearing last week.
The Toronto Raptors star eliminated the Sixers from the NBA Playoffs on a ridiculous shot to end Game 7 of a second round series. The Raptors will still have Leonard to take over this game, but he might be the only one to step up in a pivotal Game 7 .
CBS2 reported that the distraught passenger was a young woman attending college in the South who was the victim of a crime. Moments later the pilot updated their status. "Everything's under control now".
Paul Pogba was up to his usual tricks off the ball, putting in a pathetic effort as Cardiff doubled their lead in the second half. Whether or not Manchester United manage to complete all these signings remains to be seen though.
Two days of talks ended Friday with no deal. "We are still cautiously optimistic". Alibaba's headquarters in Hangzhou, in China's Zhejiang province.
McCollum leads Blazers past Nuggets in Game 7
The first one gave Portland an 81-76 lead and the second one made it 92-85 and followed Lillard's steal of Jokic's outlet pass. When you combine what he did to carry his team on offense with that big hustle play, there's not enough you can say about him.
Bumgarner's 8-team no-trade list includes contenders only
Over his 11-year career, Bumgarner has compiled a 112-87 record with a 3.06 ERA, four All-Star nods, and a World Series MVP award. He also notes, fairly specifically, that it this could give him more control "if, say he prefers Braves to Phillies".
Le cinéaste Jean-Claude Brisseau est mort
Celui qui se présentait comme " le fils d'une femme de ménage ayant vécu dans un rêve de cinéma " était un véritable autodidacte. Et avec la mise à nu de la jeune star qui avait défrayé la chronique - tout en lui valant un césar du meilleur espoir féminin.
Denver shooting suspects appear in court
The school was without a resource officer at the time because a contract with the sheriff's office had been canceled. Me and Brendan grabbed him and threw him to the ground. "I want people to know about him", he said.