Satellite Imagery Shows Oil Slicks Off Louisiana Coast After Hurricane Ida

Satellite images showed oil slicks off Louisiana’s at Port Fourchon on September 2, days after Hurricane Ida made landfall and wrought destruction on the state.

The hurricane made landfall on August 29, was carrying winds of up 145 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center.

The US Coast Guard said the spill was likely to be crude oil from an old pipeline. Credit: Maxar Technologies/Copernicus Sentinel-2 via Storyful

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