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UPDATE: 580 gallons of oil spilled into Mississippi

Marissa Hall | Shale Plays Media Jonathan Bullington for the New Orleans Times-Picayune has verified that 580 gallons of oil were spilled into the Mississippi River. Water supplies for New Orleans and Gretna are not at risk of contamination, and the majority is the oil has been contained. No one was injured in the incident. Traffic along the Mississippi has ...

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Three ships collide on Mississippi River, oil spilled

Marissa Hall | Shale Plays Media Three vessels collided late Tuesday night on the Mississippi River near New Orleans. Carlie Kollath Wells for the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports: The Coast Guard said the crash happened when the Maltese-flagged vessel Flag Gangos lost power and steering near mile marker 97.4 on the lower Mississippi River. The Flag Gangos collided around 11 ...

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