Coast Guard, local agencies responding to barge leaking biodiesel

Coast Guard, local agencies responding to barge leaking biodiesel
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are responding to a barge leaking biodiesel near mile marker 93 on the lower Mississippi River near New Orleans, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 6 a.m. of the uninspected towing vessel Dixie Express with two loaded red flag barges moored at industrial locks when an underway vessel reportedly caused a wake that...

1,000 Gallons of Oil Spilled near East Newark, N.J.

NEW YORK- An estimated 1,000 gallons of biodiesel oil is reported to have spilled into a catch basin near East Newark, N.J., on the Passaic River at about 5:30 a.m. today.