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New Orleans, Louisiana Oil Spill (Tanker Tintomara Collision with Barge DM932)

Date: 8/10/2008
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Credit: Unified Command Photo

Caption:The barge was cut into two pieces and removed on Saturday and Sunday. The bow section was lifted out of the water and cut to remove on Saturday. The remaining two-thirds of the barge was lifted on Sunday, eliminating the threat of additional releases of oil from this incident.


Date: 8/9/2008
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Credit: Unified Command Photo

Caption: A large amount of additional (fresh) oil was released when the bow section of the barge was lifted and cut on Saturday. Structure in foreground is end of The Riverwalk.


Date: ~8/4/2008
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Credit: Harold Doucet, Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education ©

Caption: Fish and Wildlife Service and Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education personnel work as a team to capture and rehabilitate oiled waterfowl.


Date: ~8/4/2008
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Credit: Felix Lopez/USFWS

Caption: Fish and Wildlife Service helicopter being used for aerial wildlife surveys.


Date: ~8/4/2008
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Credit: Felix Lopez/USFWS

Caption: Snare boom being placed behind existing hard booms on the refuge.


Date: 07/27/2008
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Credit: Tom Shearer/USFWS

Caption: A large wading bird rookery (nesting area) in the battture lands adjacent to the Mississippi River.


Date: 07/27/2008
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Credit: Anthony Velasco/USFWS

Caption: Pre-lightering Ops


Date: 07/25/2008
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Credit: Pete Tuttle/USFWS

Caption: Oiled wildlife habitat


Date: 08/03/2008
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Credit: Anthony Velasco/USFWS

Caption: High-volume Open Sea Skimmer (HOSS) barge.


Date: 07/27/2008
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Credit: Anthony Velasco/USFWS

Caption: Jon Hemming, Panama City, Florida, Field Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, setting up mylar bird-scare ribbons


Date: 07/27/2008
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Credit: Anthony Velasco/USFWS

Caption: Oil Spill Response Organization deploying hazing canons


Date: 07/28/2008
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Credit: Anthony Velasco/USFWS

Caption: U.S. Coast Guard Marine Science Technicians collecting oil samples.


Date: 07/31/2008
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Credit: Anthony Velasco/USFWS

Caption: Walter Cotton, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Wildlife Services, cleaning and oiled brown water snake.


Date: 07/30/2008
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Credit: Anthony Velasco/USFWS

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Date: 07/2008
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Credit: James Cumbee/U.S. Department of Agriculture, Wildlife Services

Caption: Oiled Great Egret

 


Date: 07/26/2008
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Credit: Anthony Velasco/USFWS

Caption: Peggy Whittaker, Panama City Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, prepares for overflight

 

Aerial photo of oil in vegetated river bank.  Credit: NOAA Date: 07/30/2008
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Credit: Adam C. Baylor/USCG

Caption: Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class David Whitlock sights oiled wildlife during shoreline cleanup and assessment operations along the Mississippi River near Belle Chasse, La., Sunday. Tom MacKenzie, of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, works with the Coast Guard’s teams to track and capture oiled wildlife.


Date: 07/30/2008
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Credit: Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality


Date: 07/30/2008
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Credit: Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality


Date: 07/30/2008
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Credit: Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality

 

 

Last updated: February 13, 2013