Delta National Wildlife Refuge Oil Spill Cleanup Operations Continue

VENICE, La. – The U. S. Coast Guard, Chevron Pipe Line Company (CPL) and the State of Louisiana announced today that the dredge barge Buford Berry, which had been straddling a 10-inch pipeline owned by Cypress Pipe Line Company, was successfully moved last night from the location where 18,000 gallons of crude oil was released on April 6th.

Delta National Wildlife Refuge oil spill cleanup operations continue

VENICE, La. — Cleanup operations continued to make steady progress over the weekend as additional workers, boats and equipment were deployed to the scene of an oil spill in the Delta National Wildlife Refuge. The U. S. Coast Guard, Chevron and the State of Louisiana continued to work together to cleanup an area of approximately 16 square miles that is currently impacted by the spill.

Portion of Delta National Wildlife Refuge closed to public entry due to oil spill

NEW ORLEANS — Due to an oil spill in the Delta Bend area of the Delta National Wildlife Refuge, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Saturday closed the refuge, south of Main Pass, to public entry. The closure is important to assure public safety and for personnel conducting cleanup operations. It is also important to establish a clear work zone that allows for an efficient response.

Delta National Wildlife Refuge oil spill response continues

VENICE, La. – The area impacted by oil spilled from an underwater pipeline in the Delta National Wildlife Refuge continues to shrink as more workers, vessels and equipment are deployed to assist in cleanup operations.

Response Continues to Oil Spill in Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard, the State of Louisiana, and the Cypress Pipe Line Company (CPL) have deployed personnel and equipment to respond to an oil spill from a pipeline in the Delta National Wildlife Refuge.

Coast Guard, Chevron & State respond to oil spill in Delta Wildlife Refuge

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard, the State of Louisiana, and the Chevron Pipe Line Company (CPL) are responding to an oil spill from a pipeline in the Delta National Wildlife Refuge.