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Pipeline spills more than 300,000 gallons of diesel fuel near New Orleans

The incident occurred on Dec. 27 on a 16-inch diesel pipeline located at the Chalmette Refinery, just east of New Orleans, in St. Bernard Parish. No injuries or fatalities were reported as a result of the rupture; however, thousands of fish, birds and other wildlife were killed. The root cause of the accident remains unconfirmed at this time. Preliminary reports indicate that the probable cause is likely localized corrosion and metal loss.
Pipeline spills more than 300,000 gallons of diesel fuel near New Orleans
3 days ago|New Orleans, United States

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Pipeline outside New Orleans spills 300,000 gallons of diesel, killing thousands of animals

More than 300,000 gallons of diesel fuel burst from a severely corroded, decades-old pipeline outside of New Orleans last month, killing thousands of animals. An earlier inspection revealed the pipeline needed immediate repair.

3 days ago|Los Angeles, United States
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Pipeline spilled 300,000 gallons of fuel near New Orleans last month, records show

Ruptured line operated by Collins Pipeline Co was highly corroded but repairs were delayed

5 days ago|London, United Kingdom
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Pipeline spills 300K gallons of diesel near New Orleans, killing thousands of fish and other animals

The Dec. 27 spill, not reported until this week, has killed about 2,300 fish and more than 100 other animals, including snakes, birds, eels and crabs.

4 days ago|United States
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Pipeline spills 300,000 gallons of diesel near New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — A severely corroded pipeline ruptured and spilled more than 300,000 gallons (1.1 million liters) of diesel fuel just outside New Orleans after needed repairs on the line were delayed by its operator, according to federal records.Most of the fuel drained into two artificial ponds called “borrow ...

5 days ago|Washington, United States
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Pipeline spills more than 300,000 gallons of diesel fuel near New Orleans

A massive cleanup effort is underway after a pipeline ruptured causing more than 300,000 gallons of low sulfur diesel fuel to spill just outside of New Orleans last month.

4 days ago|Atlanta, United States
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Pipeline spills 300,000 gallons of diesel near New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A severely corroded pipeline ruptured and spilled more than 300,000 gallons (1.1 million liters) of diesel fuel just outside New Orleans, according to federal records. The spill from the 16-inch (40-centimeter) diameter line operated by Collins Pipeline Co.

5 days ago|United States
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Massive diesel spill near New Orleans kills 2,300 fish and 32 birds, sickens dozens of alligators

"We weren't expecting to find so many alligators in that one area," a Wildlife and Fisheries spokesperson told NOLA.com.

4 days ago|New York, United States
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Damaged Pipeline Spills 300K Gallons Of Diesel Near New Orleans

More than 300,000 gallons of diesel spilled in New Orleans late December, and the pipeline’s operator has been accused of delaying repairs for damage detected in 2020.

3 days ago|United States
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Pipeline spills 300,000 gallons of diesel near New Orleans

By JANET McCONNAUGHEY and MATTHEW BROWN Associated PressNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal records show a severely corroded pipeline ruptured and spilled more than 300,000 gallons of diesel fuel just outside New Orleans. State and local officials say most of the fuel drained into and was skimmed out of two artificial ponds called “borrow pits.” Documents show the spill from the 16-inch pipeline occurred Dec. 27 just east of New Orleans, near a closed na…

5 days ago|
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Pipeline spills 300,000 gallons of diesel near New Orleans

By JANET McCONNAUGHEY and MATTHEW BROWN Associated PressNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal records show a severely corroded pipeline ruptured and spilled more than 300,000 gallons of diesel fuel just outside New Orleans. Documents show the spill from the 16-inch pipeline occurred Dec. 27 just east of New Orleans, near a levee in St. Bernard Parish. An October 2020 inspection of the 42-year-old line revealed external corrosion along a 22-foot (7-meter) s…

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