Cleanup operations for fuel oil discharge on lower Mississippi River complete

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard, along with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality and Plaquemines Parish, have completed cleanup operations on the lower Mississippi River near mile marker 84, Tuesday, following a fuel oil discharge. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received notification at 10:08 p.m., Monday, reporting that the 803-foot tanker vessel, Overseas Beryl, was...

Coast Guard responds to fuel oil discharge on lower Mississippi River

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard, together with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality and Plaquemines Parish, is responding to a report of a fuel oil discharge, Tuesday, on the lower Mississippi River near mile marker 84, approximately 10 miles downriver from New Orleans. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received notification at 10:08 p.m., Monday, reporting that the 803-foot...