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Cedyco Manila Village Spill; Bayou Dupont, LA

Bayou Dupont, LA | 2011-Sep-11

Initial Notification: The Coast Guard is responding to a report of crude oil discharge in Bayou Dupont and north Barataria Bay. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 2:05 pm on Sept. 11, 2011 from a Plaquemine's Parish operator, that a pipeline from a platform was leaking crude oil into Bayou Dupont and north Barataria Bay. A second leak was located in a 2 inch flow line attached to a wellhead associated with this platform. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans is coordinating response efforts with Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator's Office (LOSCO), Louisiana State Police, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LADEQ), Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LAWLF), and Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (LDNR). Two responders from the Coast Guard Gulf Strike Team are also on scene providing technical assistance. The USCG has requested assistance from NOAA to provide oil trajectory support and on-scene environmental assessment.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Crude oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 250 barrels
Latitude (approximate): 29° 30.63′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 59.17′ West