Coast Guard continues to respond to diesel fuel spill near St. Louis

Coast Guard continues to respond to diesel fuel spill near St. Louis
HARTFORD, Ill.—The Coast Guard has re-opened the Mississippi River from MM 160 to MM 195, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River watchstanders were notified that an underwater pipeline ruptured at the Phillips 66-operated terminal rear MM 194 at 9:15 a.m., Friday. Personnel from the Coast Guard, Phillips 66 and oil spill response organizations are on scene doing shoreline assessments...

Coast Guard responding to diesel fuel spill near St. Louis

Coast Guard responding to diesel fuel spill near St. Louis
HARTFORD, Ill. — The Coast Guard in coordination with Phillips 66 is responding to a report of a diesel fuel spill in the Cahokia Canal in the upper Mississippi River, Friday. The Mississippi River is closed from MM 160 to MM 195. Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River watchstanders were notified that an underwater pipeline ruptured at the Phillips 66-operated terminal near MM 194 at 9:15 a.m....

Coast Guard continues response to boat aground near Manasquan Inlet, NJ

Coast Guard continues response to boat aground near Manasquan Inlet, NJ
The 77-foot commercial fishing vessel, Capt. Gavin, aground Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard continued responding Thursday to a fishing boat that ran aground Wednesday in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay is overseeing commercial salvage operations to offload fuel and oil to prevent possible...

Coast Guard conducts shoreline assessment after multi-vessel collision on Mississippi River

Coast Guard conducts shoreline assessment after multi-vessel collision on Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS — The Lower Mississippi River was opened for restricted traffic between mile marker 160 and 163, as of 10 p.m., Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans launched two shoreline assessment teams, Tuesday morning, to identify potential shoreline impacts on the Mississippi River and any recoverable oil product from the discharge, which took place yesterday. A Coast Guard overflight took place...

Investigation and cleanup of Forest City Yacht Club spill continues

Investigation and cleanup of Forest City Yacht Club spill continues
An aerial view of pollution at Forest City Yacht Club in Cleveland, Saturday, April 4, 2015, allows Coast Guard and other responders to survey the overall size of the pollution and to ensure it had not spread to other areas. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Detroit) CLEVELAND — Crews are continuing their investigation and cleanup Sunday for an unknown substance that was released Friday into...

Coast Guard continues investigating, responding to spill at Forest City Yacht Club

Coast Guard continues investigating, responding to spill at Forest City Yacht Club
An aerial view of pollution at Forest City Yacht Club in Cleveland, Saturday, April 4, 2015, allows Coast Guard and other responders to survey the overall size of the pollution and to ensure it had not spread to other areas. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Detroit) CLEVELAND — Crews are continuing their response and investigation Saturday for an unknown substance that was released Friday into...

Cleveland-based Coast Guard pollution responders investigating potential spill at Forest City Yacht Club

Cleveland-based Coast Guard pollution responders investigating potential spill at Forest City Yacht Club
CLEVELAND — Coast Guard pollution responders are investigating a potential spill of an unknown substance in Lake Erie at the Forest City Yacht Club. Contractors from Clean Harbors are currently on scene to investigate and, if needed, conduct clean-up operations. Shortly before noon, Marine Safety Unit Cleveland pollution responders received a report from Forest City Yacht Club of an unknown substance...

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...