August 30, 2021 archive

Colonial temporarily shut down lines as Hurricane Ida made landfall

  Colonial Pipeline Co. temporarily closed two fuel lines as Hurricane Ida hit the Gulf Coast on Sunday. The firm said the move was just a precaution.   It’s at least the second time this year that Colonial’s fuel lines have been turned off. In May, a ransomware attack paralyzed the system, prompting a panic …

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Almost 600 Louisiana sites with toxic chemicals lie in Hurricane Ida’s path

  An analysis showed that nearly 600 Louisiana industrial sites with toxic chemicals were in the path of Hurricane Ida as it came ashore Sunday. The sites included refineries, storage tanks and other infrastructure that could have released oil and other liquids into the environment. A Times-Picayune | New Orleans Advocate analysis of industrial data …

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