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  • Crews work to contain Barataria spill

    September 19, 2011 10:35 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A week after it was first reported, the Coast Guard says crews continue to clean up an oil leak from an abandoned well in Bayou Dupont in the Barataria basin. The Coast Guard says more than 2,000 gallons of oil have been recovered. They say a... more »
  • Seafood declared safe in Barataria

    April 27, 2011 5:59 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Recreational and commercial fishing has been reopened in the Barataria basin, the coastal area hit the hardest by the massive BP oil spill. Officials say tests show it is safe to fish in Barataria, an important seafood estuary. Parts of the basin were closed to commercial... more »
  • UPDATE- Towing Vessel Hit LA Oil Well Near Barataria Bay

    July 27, 2010 3:11 PM

    UPDATE: NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Oil and gas leaked Tuesday from a damaged well on a waterway north of a bay where officials have been fighting the spill from the BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. The Coast Guard said the tow boat Pere Ana C. struck the wellhead... more »

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