Barge Recovery Operations Concluded on Mississippi River

Barge Recovery Operations Concluded on Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS – Barge recovery operations were completed, in which 1,976,000 gallons of denatured ethanol was successfully removed from barges near Helena, Ark, Thursday. Over a four-day period, 292,000 gallons entered the water. Investigators believe the denatured ethanol was released into the Mississippi River and quickly mixed into the water column, making the released product unrecoverable. Authorities...