Coast Guard responds to report of sheen in Gulf of Mexico

VENICE, La. — The Coast Guard is investigating the report of a rainbow sheen, Thursday, approximately 56 miles offshore Venice in the Gulf of Mexico. Watchstanders at the U.S. Coast Guard National Response Center received notification from Shell Oil Co., Wednesday, at 4:45 p.m., reporting that a rainbow sheen one mile by 10 miles in length was spotted near the Mississippi Canyon Block 807. The Captain...

Coast Guard responds to a pipeline rupture in the Gulf of Mexico

MORGAN CITY, La. — The Coast Guard is investigating the circumstances surrounding a pipeline rupture near buoys five and six of the Atchafalaya Channel that occurred Wednesday morning.