Coast Guard to hold public hearing on oil spill investigation

New Orleans – The Coast Guard will be holding a public hearing regarding the collision on the Mississippi River that occurred July 23, 2008, between the motor vessel Tintomara and the towing vessel Mel Oliver.

The hearing will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008 at 9 a.m. at the U.S. Federal Courthouse in New Orleans, La.

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  1. Edward T Reynolds says:

    What is the latest on the Mel Oliver hearing/investigation?
    Thank you

  2. cgnews says:

    To the best of my knowledge, the board is reviewing the facts. These things generally take a long time.