Mesa Gulf Cement Barge Release in Bayou Hermitage
LA 70083, USA | 2021-Jul-22
Initial Notification: On July 22, 2021, the Sector New Orleans IMD notified the NOAA RRO of oil discharge on a cement barge. ES&H and USCG representatives were on scene and reported an estimated 2000 gallons of unknown chemical on the barge and 1500 - 2000 bbls of crude leaking out of a storage container. The responsible party is currently undergoing liquation, so USCG has federalized this case. ES&H has boomed off the site, USCG requested resources at risk and other support.
|Products of concern:||Oil and unknown Chemicals|
|Latitude (approximate):||29° 33.28′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||89° 54.18′ West|