Now it's open, now it's not; more leaks on USS Texas Houston Chronicle Copyright 2012 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 04:10 p.m., Thursday, July 5, 2012 "Long story short: no respite," Smith said in an email. [...] far, Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife has spent more than $300,000 to repair the ship since the first leaks were detected June 9.