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Oil Spill Near New Orleans
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View of the diesel fuel spill site in Chalmette, Louisiana, on January 22, 2022 . On December 27, 2021, the Meraux Pipeline, owned by Collins Pipeline Co., ruptured and spilled about 315,000 gallons of diesel fuel into wetlands and ponds a few miles southeast of New Orleans.PBF Energy is the parent company of Collin Pipeline and owns and operated PBF’s Chalmette refinery five miles from the spill site.