ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continued its assessment of damage and
environmental threats across Southeast Louisiana Monday, post Hurricane Ida.
Guard crews from across the nation, including
the National Strike Force, Unmanned Aircraft System Teams, and personnel from
Coast Guard Sector New Orleans and Marine Safety Unit Houma, have deployed
throughout Southeastern Louisiana to conduct hazard assessments in order to
identify and prioritize threats to the environment and navigable waterways.
assessments are essential to ensuring waterways are safe for marine traffic and
ensuring that potential pollution hazards are expeditiously identified and
Guard continues to prioritize nearly 350 reported incidents for further
investigation by state, local, and federal authorities in the aftermath of
conditions change based on weather forecasts, and current port conditions can
be viewed on the following Coast Guard homeport webpages: