Coast Guard Responds to Natural Gas Leak

ROCKPORT, Texas – A Coast Guard HH-65C helicopter crew and pollution investigator from Sector Corpus Christi responded to a report of a 3000-foot by 150-foot sheen in Aransas Bay at 10:20 a.m.

The Coast Guard was assisted by the Texas General Land Office in determining that the sheen was coming from a broken pipe off a natural gas platform reportedly owned by PI Energy.

The pollution source was secured and the sheen dissipated without requiring cleanup. The case is pending further Coast Guard investigation.

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