Coast Guard, other agencies continue response to crude oil spill near Lake Grande Ecaille

Coast Guard, other agencies continue response to crude oil spill near Lake Grande Ecaille
Response crews evaluate affected areas after an approximate 4,200-gallon crude oil discharge near Lake Grande Ecaille, July 26, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Coast Guard Sector New Orleans NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and other agencies are continuing to respond to a crude oil spill, Tuesday, that reportedly discharged from an abandoned flow line near Lake Grande Ecaille. An estimated 4,200...

Coast Guard, other agencies respond to oil spill near Lake Grande Ecaille

Coast Guard, other agencies respond to oil spill near Lake Grande Ecaille
Two vessels from Environmental Safety and Health deploy boom, July 25, 2016, in response to an estimated 4,200-gallon discharge of crude oil near Lake Grande Ecaille.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and other agencies are responding to a crude oil spill that reportedly discharged from an abandoned flow line near Lake Grande Ecaille,...

Coast Guard, State agencies responds to grounded vessel off Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

Coast Guard, State agencies responds to grounded vessel off Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is responding to the grounding of the Spirit of Kona on the island of Hawai’i, Sunday. Representatives from Coast Guard Sector Honolulu, Department of Natural Resources, Hawaii Division of Boating and Recreation, commercial salvors and the owner of the vessel are working to develop a salvage plan. Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstanders received notification Sunday morning...

Coast Guard rescues dolphin in Back Bay

Coast Guard rescues dolphin in Back Bay
FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a dolphin Thursday after it landed in a boat in Back Bay. At 1 a.m. watchstanders from Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach received a call from a man who stated he witnessed a 7-foot dolphin jump out of the water and land in the dinghy attached to his sailboat. The Coast Guard in coordination with a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to pollution after vessel hits rock near Jones Island, Wash.

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to pollution after vessel hits rock near Jones Island, Wash.
A sheen can be seen near the 48-foot fishing vessel Gladstone that struck a rock near Jones Island, Wash., July 18, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo. SEATTLE — Coast Guard and Washington Dept. of Ecology personnel responded to pollution caused after a vessel hit a rock near Jones Island, Monday evening. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound incident management division personnel opened the Oil Spill Liability...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to pollution in Lake Union, Wash.

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to pollution in Lake Union, Wash.
Containment boom sits around a 90-foot vessel that discharged about 50 gallons of diesel fuel into the water at Lake Union Drydock, July 18, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. SEATTLE — Coast Guard and Washington Dept. of Ecology personnel are on scene responding to pollution from a vessel that was discharging diesel fuel in Lake Union, Tuesday. Responders from Incident Management Division in Seattle...

Coast Guard responds to pollution threat from flooding in northern Wisconsin

Coast Guard responds to pollution threat from flooding in northern Wisconsin
DULUTH, Minn. — Coast Guard, federal, state and local first responders are responding to pollution threats from flooding in Saxon Harbor, Wisconsin, along the shore of Lake Superior, Wednesday. Initial reports indicate a number of damaged and sunken boats in the area. Pollution responders from Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Duluth are on scene to assess the situation with assistance from the U.S....

Coast Guard investigates unknown sheen in Lake Ontario

Coast Guard investigates unknown sheen in Lake Ontario
A sheen is visible from the air in Lake Ontario near the Fitzpatrick Nuclear Power Plant in Scriba, New York, approximately 10 miles northeast of Oswego, New York, June 26, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of an oil sheen in Lake Ontario near the Fitzpatrick Nuclear Power Plant in Scriba, New York, approximately 10 miles northeast of Oswego,...

Coast Guard responds to tanker aground near Nunivak Island, Alaska

Coast Guard responds to tanker aground near Nunivak Island, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of the 599-foot Norway flagged chemical tanker Champion Ebony after it ran aground near Nunivak Island, Alaska, Friday morning. The crew of Champion Ebony was able to refloat the vessel and make way under its own power to deeper water at approximately 9:28 a.m., reported no signs of pollution, and is anchored to assess for damages. Coast...