Coast Guard conducts shoreline assessment after multi-vessel collision on Mississippi River

Coast Guard conducts shoreline assessment after multi-vessel collision on Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS — The Lower Mississippi River was opened for restricted traffic between mile marker 160 and 163, as of 10 p.m., Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans launched two shoreline assessment teams, Tuesday morning, to identify potential shoreline impacts on the Mississippi River and any recoverable oil product from the discharge, which took place yesterday. A Coast Guard overflight took place...