PORT OF FREEPORT COMMISSION SUPPORTS RE-OPENING OF SAN BERNARD

The Port of Freeport Commission was scheduled to adopt a resolution in favor of re-opening the mouth of the San Bernard River in a meeting March 14. The silting shut of the mouth causes the river to re-route itself and exit to the Gulf through the west floodgate of the “New” Brazos River, which causes silting around the floodgates and creates problems for barge traffic on the ICW – another reason area residents support keeping the mouth open, besides for recreational and strictly environmental reasons.

About MikeH

Texas hunter and fisherman for 50 years, published outdoor writer since 1979, licensed charter boat operator from 1982 to 2013. Past Member, Board of Directors, National Association of Charterboat Operators, current member Environmental Advisory Committee to the DOE and the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Married to Dorothy since 2000, one son, Michael who is recently married and living in Nederland, Texas. My wife and I live in Oyster Creek, Texas, near Freeport, and have a hunting property outside of Brazoria, Texas.
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