Coast Guard continues response to ruptured pipeline near Cameron, La.

USCG file photoHOUSTON — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port re-opened the Calcasieu Ship Channel, Thursday, after it was determined that the ruptured condensate oil and natural gas pipeline posed no threat to deep draft vessels transiting the channel. At 8:30 p.m., Thursday, the Calcasieu Ship Channel was re-opened and the 1,000 yard safety zone rescinded after sonar scans of the pipeline indicated...

Coast Guard responds to ruptured pipeline near Cameron, La.

USCG file photoHOUSTON — The Coast Guard continues its response Thursday to the report of a ruptured condensate oil and natural gas pipeline near Cameron, La., received Wednesday by watchstanders at Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles. At approximately 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, the dredging barge Bayport reported that a 12-inch, condensate oil and natural gas pipeline was ruptured during a dredging...