Mississippi River reopens in La. 2 days after crude oil spilled in a barge-towboat accident

  • Article by: JANET McCONNAUGHEY , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 24, 2014 - 5:35 PM

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard reopened a normally bustling stretch of the lower Mississippi River to ships and boaters Monday, two days after an oil spill closed the major inland waterway between Baton Rouge and New Orleans.

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