Coast Guard, Mass DEP respond to dielectric oil leak in Mystic River

Coast Guard, Mass DEP respond to dielectric oil leak in Mystic River
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A boat crew from Clean Harbor is working to locate the source of the dielectric oil sheen on Friday, April 20, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll) BOSTON — The unified command is overseeing dive crews and freeze operations this weekend as crews work to locate...

Unified Command completes damage assessments of gas pipeline after fire near Port O’Connor

Unified Command completes damage assessments of gas pipeline after fire near Port O'Connor
Containment boom surrounds the dredging barge Jonathon King Boyd after it caught fire while conducting dredging operations approximately two miles from Port O’Connor, Texas, April 18, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Unified Command consisting of Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, Genesis Energy and RLB Contracting Inc., has...

Unified Command ends response efforts at Port William oil spill site

Unified Command ends response efforts at Port William oil spill site
A Paradigm Marine excavator conducts beach-tilling operations to release trapped oil in the inter-tidal zone at a spill site on Shuyak Island near Kodiak, Alaska, April 7, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Alaska Chadux Corporation. KODIAK, Alaska – The Unified Command announced the end of response efforts at the oil spill site at Port William, in Shuyak Strait, 49 miles north of Kodiak, Friday. Responders...

Unified Command responds to gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor, Texas

Unified Command responds to gas pipeline fire near Port O'Connor, Texas
The Coast Guard responds to a gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor, Texas. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Unified Command consisting of Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, Genesis Energy and RLB Contracting Inc., continues to respond to a damaged natural gas pipeline near Port O’Connor, Texas, Thursday. The dredging barge Jonathon King Boyd, which caught fire after puncturing a gas pipeline...

Unified Command continues to respond to gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor

Unified Command continues to respond to gas pipeline fire near Port O'Connor
The Coast Guard responds to a gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor, Texas. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Unified Command consisting of Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office and RLB Contracting Inc., continues to respond to a gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor, Texas. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a mayday Tuesday evening from the captain of the dredging...

Coast Guard response to dielectric oil leak in Mystic River continues

Coast Guard response to dielectric oil leak in Mystic River continues
Petty Officer 2nd Class Bradley Martin, a marine science technician, collects sheen samples on the Mystic River Saturday, April 14, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Brandon Aten) BOSTON — A unified command has been established in response to the dielectric oil leak in the Mystic River near the Alford St. bridge. The unified command is made up of the U.S. Coast Guard, Massachusetts Department...

Coast Guard, Mass DEP respond to dielectric oil leak in Mystic River

Coast Guard, Mass DEP respond to dielectric oil leak in Mystic River
BOSTON — The Coast Guard and Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection responded to a dielectric oil leak Friday in the Mystic River near the Alford St. bridge. The source is believed to be a small, slow leak from a cable under the river. Initially, Mass DEP and a pollution response team from Coast Guard Sector Boston discovered a notable rainbow sheen during a routine patrol of the river. Boom...

Coast Guard responding to sunken vessel on Ohio River

Coast Guard responding to sunken vessel on Ohio River
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard responded to a sunken vessel at mile marker 980 on the Ohio River near Cairo, Illinois, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley watchstanders received a report at 3:50 p.m. about the uninspected towing vessel Charley Wallace being fully submerged inside the channel on the Ohio River. The Coast Guard has issued a waterway restriction between mile marker 979 and mile marker...

Unified Command continues oil spill response near New Orleans

Unified Command continues oil spill response near New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinators Office, Gallagher Marine and response personnel continue cleanup efforts on the Mississippi River near New Orleans, Friday. Algiers and Canal Street Ferries have resumed operations. The Coast Guard has lifted its waterway restriction on the Mississippi River near New Orleans “The intracoastal waterway between the Algiers Lock and Inner...