Coast Guard, partners continue mineral oil leak response in Straits of Mackinac

Coast Guard, partners continue mineral oil leak response in Straits of Mackinac
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); C.J. Kirwer, a contractor from T&T Subsea, stands next to a remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV), April 15, 2018. Weather permitting, the ROV is slated for deployment by the American Transmission Company in the next few days. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ens. Pamela Manns). MACKINAW CITY, Mich....

Coast Guard, partners suspending response in Straits of Mackinac due to weather

Coast Guard, partners suspending response in Straits of Mackinac due to weather
Straits of Mackinac during a Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City MH-60 overflight. (U.S. Coast Guard photo). MACKINAW CITY, Mich. – The unified command has announced that due to a high-wind and hazardous weather forecast, air and boat operations, overseen by the unified command, will be suspended from Friday morning until Monday morning. Responders will work shoreside and continue mineral oil extraction...

Response continues to mineral oil leak in Straits of Mackinac

Response continues to mineral oil leak in Straits of Mackinac
Straits of Mackinac during a Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City MH-60 overflight on April 4, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo). MACKINAW CITY, Mich. – The Unified Command, comprised of the U.S. Coast Guard, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, a representative of numerous Michigan tribes, and the responsible party, American Transmission Company, continues to oversee response efforts,...

Straits of Mackinac mineral oil leak response continues

Straits of Mackinac mineral oil leak response continues
MACKINAW CITY, Mich. – The Unified Command, comprised of the Coast Guard, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, a representative of numerous Michigan tribes, and the responsible party, the American Transmission Company, are working with several other federal, state, and local agencies to continue to oversee the response to the mineral oil spill from two utility cables in the Straits of Mackinac...

Coast Guard establishes Unified Command to respond to spill in Straits of Mackinac

Coast Guard establishes Unified Command to respond to spill in Straits of Mackinac
MACKINAW CITY, Mich. — A Unified Command has been established in response to a mineral oil release from a utility line in the Straits of Mackinac, Monday. The Coast Guard established the Unified Command comprised of Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, county emergency managers, local tribes, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife, Environmental...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to utility line leak in Straits of Mackinac

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to utility line leak in Straits of Mackinac
SAULT STE MARIE, Mich. — The Coast Guard, in coordination with local, state and federal partners, is working with the American Transmission Company to respond to a leak from a utility line in the Straits of Mackinac, approximately two miles west of the Mackinac Bridge. The Coast Guard received notification that an electrical line cased with mineral oil might be leaking into the Straits of Mackinac...