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Letter from J. Russell Wait to Lt. Col. L.H. Hewitt, protesting drilling for oil in Galveston Bay in areas contiguous to the Houston Ship Channel

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Title: Letter from J. Russell Wait to Lt. Col. L.H. Hewitt, protesting drilling for oil in Galveston Bay in areas contiguous to the Houston Ship Channel
Author: Wait, J. Russell
Abstract: Letter from J. Russell Wait to Lt. Col. L.H. Hewitt, U.S. District Engineer, protesting drilling for oil in Galveston Bay because of safety and navigation problems in areas contiguous to the Houston Ship Channel. Wait advocates that directional drilling be used and that no wells be permitted within a 2500 foot safety zone.
Description: 2 page typescript letter on Port of Houston letterhead, unsigned
Citation: (1941). "Letter from J. Russell Wait to Lt. Col. L.H. Hewitt, protesting drilling for oil in Galveston Bay in areas contiguous to the Houston Ship Channel."
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/37491
Date: 1941-10-30

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