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Mississippi River Oil Spill

Towboat Sinks, Spills Oil In Mississippi River

AP | Posted 01.26.2014 | Green

LECLAIRE, Iowa (AP) — A towboat sank Monday in the Mississippi River near the Quad Cities-area community of LeClaire, releasing oil into the water a...

Oil Spills Into Mississippi River After Barge Collision

Reuters | Posted 04.17.2013 | Green

Feb 15 (Reuters) - A collision involving two barges on Thursday night resulted in a small oil spill near Baton Rouge, Louisiana on the Mississippi R...

Crews Working To Clean Up Mississippi River Spill

AP | By HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 04.02.2013 | Green

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Coast Guard is permitting restricted commercial vessel traffic on the Mississippi River near Vicksburg, Miss., as crews wo...

Mississippi Oil Spill Cleanup Idles Freight Barges

AP | By HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 03.31.2013 | Green

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Coast Guard is letting vessels pass through a closed section of the Mississippi River at Vicksburg as it evaluates how tra...

Barge Spills Oil Into Mississippi River After Hitting Railroad Bridge

AP | JANET McCONNAUGHEY | Posted 03.29.2013 | Green

-- A barge carrying 80,000 gallons of oil hit a railroad bridge in Vicksburg, Miss., on Sunday, spilling light crude into the Mississippi River and c...

Man Sentenced To Prison For Mississippi River Oil Spill

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — The co-owner of a company whose towboat was involved in a major oil spill that closed part of the Mississippi River for nearly a w...