Coast Guard schedules in-situ burn for oil discharge in Cox Bay

Coast Guard schedules in-situ burn for oil discharge in Cox Bay
A unified command consisting of the Coast Guard, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office, and Time Energy LLC has scheduled an in-situ burn to mitigate the impact of an oil discharge near Cox Bay, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Devin McMahan) NEW ORLEANS — The unified command for the oil discharge in Cox Bay, Louisiana, is scheduled, weather dependent, to conduct...

East Wax Lake Spill Unified Command to conduct in-situ burn

East Wax Lake Spill Unified Command to conduct in-situ burn
MORGAN CITY, La. – The East Wax Lake Spill Unified Command will be conducting an in-situ burn on a section of marsh affected by 1,050 gallons of oil near Belle Isle, St. Mary’s Parish, July 25. In-situ burning is the process of burning oil on the water. Any burn operation includes careful air monitoring to ensure smoke or residue resulting from the burn does not adversely impact people or wildlife. The...