Natural Gas Line Leak Vermilion 114/129
LA, Gulf of Mexico | 2020-May-20
Initial Notification: 20 May 2020, USCG MSU Houma notified of a natural gas pipeline leak approximately 25 miles south of Louisiana coast. At approximately 1240 a fishing vessel net caught on the pipeline and caused an immediate release. USCG is working to identify the responsible party. The release is not yet secure. A 1/2-1 mile light sheen was reported heading south. NOAA providing assistance with fate/trajectory.
|Latitude (approximate):||28° 21.05′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||92° 35.04′ West|