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Diesel spill along Mississippi River Gulf Outlet, New Orleans, LA

New Orleans, LA, USA | 2022-Jan-12

Initial Notification: On December 27, 2021, over 7,000bbl of diesel was discharged from a pipeline into impoundments along the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet. USCG Sector New Orleans has determined that the diesel does not have nexus to a navigable waterway and the State is providing oversight of cleanup efforts. On January 12, 2022, the NOAA SSC was notified and is supporting NRDA coordination.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 29° 59.18′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 54.09′ West