Coast Guard continues to monitor palm oil spill in Savannah River

Coast Guard continues to monitor palm oil spill in Savannah River
SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard continues to monitor the response to a palm oil spill that occurred Friday, along the north shore of the Savannah River, in the vicinity of Hutchinson Island. As of 8 p.m., Monday, approximately 50 percent of the shoreline has been cleaned. Less than half a mile of the product remained within the containment boom along the river shoreline, and the majority of the product...

Coast Guard responding to report of oil sheen in DuSable Harbor

Coast Guard responding to report of oil sheen in DuSable Harbor
CHICAGO – Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Chicago is responding to a report of an oil sheen about 150-feet by 200-feet in size in DuSable Harbor Monday afternoon. Coast Guard pollution responders on scene believe the sheen was caused by diesel originating from a 30-foot pleasure craft moored in the harbor. Sorbent boom and sorbent pads have been deployed to contain and recover the product. The...

Coast Guard identifies oil seepage on Bolivar Peninsula, Texas

Coast Guard identifies oil seepage on Bolivar Peninsula, Texas
Federal, state and local agencies and response personnel dig a trench and place sorbent boom to collect oil seeping from the ground on Bolivar Peninsula in Texas Saturday, June 20, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) TEXAS CITY, Texas — The Coast Guard, state and local officials are responding to an area of oil seepage Saturday on the Bolivar Peninsula approximately 4 miles west of Rollover Pass. While...

Coast Guard responds to submerged vessel in Oyster Cove Marina

Coast Guard responds to submerged vessel in Oyster Cove Marina
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a submerged vessel in Oyster Cove Marina Saturday. At 12:05 a.m. Saturday, Coast Guard Sector San Francisco received a report from a good Samaritan concerning a 40-foot submerged vessel at Dock 4 in Oyster Cove Marina in South San Francisco. The person reported a strong smell of diesel near the vessel at Slip 189. The Oil Spill Liability...

Coast Guard continues to oversee oil spill cleanup in Baltimore

Coast Guard continues to oversee oil spill cleanup in Baltimore
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard continues to oversee a response to an oil spill Friday at CP Crane Generating Station in Baltimore. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Baltimore received a report from the National Response Center Thursday of approximately 3,000 gallons of lubrication oil in the discharge canal at CP Crane Generating Station in Baltimore. It is now believed approximately 4,000 gallons...

Coast Guard oversees oil spill in Baltimore

Coast Guard oversees oil spill in Baltimore
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard is overseeing a response to an oil spill Thursday at CP Crane Generating Station in Baltimore. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Baltimore received a report from the National Response Center of approximately 3,000 gallons of lubrication oil in the discharge canal at CP Crane Generating Station in Baltimore. “At around 6:30 a.m. today, approximately 3,000 gallons of...

Emergency responders take part in preparedness response exercise in Cleveland

Emergency responders take part in preparedness response exercise in Cleveland
A boat crew deploys boom during a prep exercise in Cleveland (Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jim Connor) CLEVELAND — Emergency responders from across Ohio gathered in Cleveland this week to participate in a preparedness response exercise. Exercises such as this one are designed to improve communication, planning and emergency response proficiency across local, state and federal agencies...

Coast Guard Station Montauk rescues turtle caught in line near Montauk, New York

Coast Guard Station Montauk rescues turtle caught in line near Montauk, New York
Coast Guard Station Montauk crewmembers disentangling a leatherback turtle in Montauk, N.Y., June 15, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW YORK – Coast Guard Station Montauk crewmembers assisted in disentangling a leatherback turtle in Montauk, New York, Monday. At 1:30 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center was notified that the fishing vessel Captain Ron was on scene with an...

Coast Guardsmen make unique rescue in the Eastern Pacific Ocean

Coast Guardsmen make unique rescue in the Eastern Pacific Ocean
Coast Guardsmen stationed aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton from Alameda, Calif., free two sea turtles entangled in fishing line and makeshift buoys off the coast of Central America May 9, 2105. Eastern Pacific Ocean – Coast Guardsmen aboard the Cutter Stratton from Alameda, Calif., rescued two sea turtles while investigating a suspicious item floating in a known drug transit zone off the coast...