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Heavy Fuel Oil Spill Mississippi River MM 145

4006 LA-44, Mt Airy, LA 70076, USA | 2018-Feb-10

Initial Notification: On February 10, 2018, the USCG Sector New Orleans contacted the NOAA SSC regarding a HFO discharge to the Mississippi River at MM 145 that occurred at the Pin Oak Terminals, Mt. Airy, LA. Initial response has been hampered by fog. The USCG Sector New Orleans Incident Management Division (IMD) has arranged with AIRSTA NOLA for an overflight once the fog lifts. USCG requested a trajectory analysis.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Tags:Pipeline
Products of concern:Heavy Fuel Oil
Total amount at risk of spill: App. 100 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 30° 3.10′ North
Longitude (approximate): 90° 38.62′ West
On-Water Recovery: Evaluated but not used
Shoreline Cleanup: Unknown/Not applicable
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable