Coast Guard to oversee controlled burn at Frog Lake Bayou Sorrel facility

Coast Guard to oversee controlled burn at Frog Lake Bayou Sorrel facility
BATON ROUGE, La. —  The Coast Guard, along with federal, state and local agencies, will monitor a controlled burn of an oil spill in the Bayou Sorrel area, Saturday. The burn is a part of the cleanup operations in response to a ruptured pipeline at the Frog Lake Bayou Sorrel Facility. On Jan. 9, Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Baton Rouge received notification of a ruptured pipeline at the...

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