Galveston, Texas A&M launch project to use stinky seaweed to fight storm surge, high tide

  • by: RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 6, 2013 - 11:55 AM

GALVESTON, Texas — Galveston beach-goers have long tiptoed around massive piles of seaweed, often using their children's plastic beach toys and a few well-chosen expletives to rake away the stinky, dark muck that arrives daily like an unrequested gift from the Sargassum Sea.

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