Salvage and firefighting operations continue

March 15, 2013 | Updated: 4:59 p.m., March 15, 2013

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Salvage and firefighting operations continueA pipeline burns after an collision with tug boat Shanon E. Setton, near Bayou Perot 30 miles south of New Orleans, March 15, 2013.

The Coast Guard is working with federal, state and local agencies in response to this incident to ensure the safety of responders and in insuring the mitigation of any harmful effects to the environment.

(Photo courtesy of Terry New)