Coast Guard responds to sunken vessel near La Push, Wash.

Coast Guard responds to sunken vessel near La Push, Wash.
SEATTLE — Personnel from the Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound Incident Management department are responding to a report of a sunken vessel and diesel sheen near La Push, Thursday. The local harbormaster placed boom around the site to contain any further pollution and the Coast Guard is currently en route to assist with the clean up. They are expected to arrive later this afternoon. Sector Puget Sound...

Coast Guard, state respond to heavy fuel oil spill

Coast Guard, state respond to heavy fuel oil spill
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard, state of California, and response crews are responding to a heavy fuel oil spill at an anchorage inside the Port of Long Beach. Approximately 33 gallons of heavy fuel oil was spilled during bunkering operations Saturday morning. Boom has been set-up to contain the spill and commercial cleaning crews are on-scene. California’s Department of Fish and...

Coast Guard crews respond to sinking barge near Wiggins Beach, Fla.

Coast Guard crews respond to sinking barge near Wiggins Beach, Fla.
A construction barge sinks near Wiggins Beach, Fla., March 18, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla — The Coast Guard is responding to a sinking construction barge near Wiggins Beach, Florida, Wednesday. At approximately 12 p.m. watchstanders from Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach, Florida, received a report via Collier County Marine Emergency Response Team activation of a construction...

Coast Guard, partner agencies responding to oil spill, sheen in Delaware River

Coast Guard, partner agencies responding to oil spill, sheen in Delaware River
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are responding to an oil spill that happened near Wilmington, Delaware, Monday, and a report of a quarter-mile sheen Tuesday in the Delaware River near Pennsville, New Jersey. The National Response Center relayed the report of the sheen Tuesday to watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay at about 1:30 p.m. Coast Guard pollution responders,...

Coast Guard responds to diesel sheen from grounded fishing vessel near Kodiak

Coast Guard responds to diesel sheen from grounded fishing vessel near Kodiak
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew conducts an overflight of the grounded fishing vessel Savannah Ray after reports of a diesel sheen near Kodiak Island, Alaska, March 5, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard is monitoring a reported diesel sheen from the grounded 81-foot fishing vessel Savannah Ray off Long Island near Kodiak, Alaska, Friday. Global...

Coast Guard Sector Juneau monitoring vessels for non-compliance with Vessel Response Plan regulations

Coast Guard Sector Juneau monitoring vessels for non-compliance with Vessel Response Plan regulations
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Captain of the Port Southeast Alaska is monitoring ongoing instances where tank vessels and non-tank vessels required to meet Title 33 Code of Federal Regulations Part 155, Subpart D and Subpart J, have been transiting within the boundaries of the Southeast Alaska COTP Zone without the required Vessel Response Plan and/or Geographic Specific Appendix. Tank vessels 150...

Petroleum spill cleanup efforts continue near Auke Bay, Alaska

Petroleum spill cleanup efforts continue near Auke Bay, Alaska
Petty Officer 2nd Class Danielle Haile and Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin Stixrud, marine science technicians with Coast Guard Sector Juneau, inspect boom put in place to contain a spill in Auke Bay Harbor in Juneau, Alaska, Feb. 24, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Grant DeVuyst)JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Sector Juneau and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation...

Coast Guard and State of Alaska investigate petroleum spill near Auke Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard and State of Alaska investigate petroleum spill near Auke Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard personnel from Sector Juneau lay absorbent pads into the water to absorb spilled petroleum products at Auke Bay Harbor in Auke Bay, Alaska, Feb. 23, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lewis Beck)JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard Sector Juneau and the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation personnel are investigating the spill of approximately of 50-100 gallons...

Residents in Boomer Bottom allowed to return home as West Virginia Train Derailment Unified Command continues work

Residents in Boomer Bottom allowed to return home as West Virginia Train Derailment Unified Command continues work
The West Virginia Train Derailment Unified Command continues to work with federal, state and local agencies on the response efforts for the train derailment that occurred near Mount Carbon, Feb. 15, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Angie Vallier) MONTGOMERY, W.Va. – The Unified Command announced Thursday that residents evacuated from Boomer Bottom following the West Virginia...