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LOBO Tank Battery 1 Leak; Venice, LA

Venice, LA | 2019-Apr-03

Initial Notification: On April 1, 2019, the USCG Sector New Orleans Incident Management Division (IMD) notified the NOAA SSC that the LOBO Operation Inc. Tank Battery 1 in Venice, LA, had an 8 inch transfer line fail while they were shut-in. USCG estimated approximately 10 bbl of crude oil was spilled into unnamed canal. IMD will continue to work with responsible party to monitor situation.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 29° 19.32′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 17.47′ West