Coast Guard responding to oil discharge near Southwest Pass

Coast Guard responding to oil discharge near Southwest Pass
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries are responding to a crude oil discharge near Southwest Pass, Thursday. An estimated maximum potential of 840 gallons of crude oil reportedly discharged from a flowline, owned by Texas Petroleum Management, into a marsh. The flowline is reportedly secured. Oil Mop, an oil spill response organization, has placed containment...

2,200 gallons of oil recovered from Bayou Dupont crude oil discharge

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and other agencies continue the response to a report of a crude oil discharge in Bayou Dupont and north Barataria Bay, Sunday. Responders have recovered approximately 2,200 gallons of oil from the site of the oil discharge in Bayou Dupont, near Wilkinson Canal in Jefferson Parish. Containment boom has been placed around the leak by response crews. Approximately 13,680...

Investigation into Bayou Dupont crude oil leak continues

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continues the response to a report of a crude oil discharge in Bayou Dupont and north Barataria Bay, Sunday. The Coast Guard has determined that approximately 2,016 gallons of oil have been recovered from the site of the oil discharge in Bayou Dupont, near Wilkinson Canal in Jefferson Parish. Response crews have secured the source of the first reported discharge and...