Small oil spill reported in Lake Arthur - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Small oil spill reported in Lake Arthur

LAKE ARTHUR, LA (KPLC) - The United States Coast Guard is investigating a 15 by 20 foot area in Monlezon canal in Lake Arthur where there is emulsified oil in an area of vegetation.

The spill was reported to the national response center over the weekend.

USCG officials think that they have identified the source and are working to get it cleaned up.

No oil is visible from the road. With wind conditions, it may have dissipated.

If you see oil in the water, Coast Guard officials say you should call the National Response Center.  Click here for more information.

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