Pointe Coupee Parish oil spill contained
POSTED: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 5:00am
UPDATED: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 5:04am
Torbert, La (NBC33) — Exxon-Mobil is working to clean up 1,900 barrels of oil in Pointe Coupee Parish.
Officials tell NBC33 News the oil is from the North Line Crude pipeline. The 22-inch-wide pipeline starts in St. James Parish and brings oil to north Louisiana.
Exxon-Mobil says about 80,000 gallons of oil has spilled.
All of the oil has been contained, and the cause of the spill is still under investigation.