Towing vessel Omaha salvage and pollution containment operations continue on the Missouri River

ST. LOUIS – While crews were making preparations for the salvage of the towing vessel Omaha, an unknown amount of fuel was released with the majority collecting in the double containment boom around the salvage site and in the down stream collection point. Current wind and river conditions did allow small amounts of fuel to escape producing a light sheen down river. Clean-up crews are using swift...