Tag: Texas Gulf Coast Restoration; USACE Galveston District
  • USACE Galveston District assists in the Texas Gulf Coast restoration initiative

    GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 5, 2012) – The Texas Gulf Coast is a national treasure from both an economic and environmental standpoint. Attracting millions of tourists to the coastline annually, the Texas Gulf Coast also serves as an important hub for fishing, provides habitat for millions of migratory birds and is home to four of the top 10 ports in the nation, which generates 21 percent (2010) of the nation’s waterborne commerce, creates millions of jobs and pumps billions of dollars each year into the nation’s economy.