Coast Guard medevacs man suffering from heat exhaustion

Coast Guard medevacs man suffering from heat exhaustion
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man reported to be suffering from heat exhaustion in the vicinity of Bayou Black near Houma, Louisiana, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a request for assistance at 5:23 p.m. from the Terrebonne Sheriff’s Department for a 37-year-old man on a disabled...

Oiled wildlife discovered as pollution assessment teams survey Hurricane Isaac’s damage

Oiled wildlife discovered as pollution assessment teams survey Hurricane Isaac’s damage
NEW ORLEANS – One dead juvenile pelican, 10 oiled dead nurtria and two live oiled pelicans were located in the marshes in the vicinity of Myrtle Grove, Sunday. Wildlife Response Services is en route and will attempt to recover the live pelicans, collect the dead pelican and nutria, and look for any other impacted wildlife. Necropsies will be performed to determine the cause of death. Teams located...