Coast Guard, local agencies respond to oil discharge in Breton Sound, Louisiana

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to oil discharge in Breton Sound, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to an oil sheen in Breton Sound, Block 37, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the National Response Center at 11:20 a.m. Sunday, of a 10 mile by 3 mile oil sheen northeast of Breton Island. The source of the spill was determined to be a damaged and inactive wellhead, owned by Texas Petroleum Investment...

Coast Guard monitoring oil spill in Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. – The Coast Guard is monitoring the cleanup of approximately 1,000 gallons of waste oil that spilled in the Port of Tampa at approximately 11:30 a.m. Wednesday after a vessel collision.