Mysterious haze temporarily closes portion of Mississippi River

Mysterious haze temporarily closes portion of Mississippi River
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); BATON ROUGE, La. —The Coast Guard temporarily closed the Mississippi River from mile marker 205 to 215 near Plaquemine Point due to an unknown white haze, Friday morning Watchstanders at Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Baton Rouge received notifications about the haze at 9 a.m. The Coast Guard, in conjunction...

Coast Guard, LADEQ respond to odor in New Orleans area

Coast Guard, LADEQ respond to odor in New Orleans area
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard, along with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality and partner agencies, are responding to reports of an odor that was in the vicinity of New Orleans, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received the report of an odor extending throughout parts of the greater New Orleans area, including parts of Jefferson, Orleans and St. Bernard parishes...