Coast Guard assists in East River dielectric fluid spill response

Coast Guard assists in East River dielectric fluid spill response
NEW YORK – The U.S. Coast Guard is evaluating the safety zone that was created in the East River Monday as a response to a spill of dielectric fluid from a ConEdison power station. The Coast Guard, ConEdison, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), continue to work together responding to the spill, which occurred Sunday...

Coast Guard safety zone established over unexploded munitions

Click to enlarge NEW YORK-The Coast Guard has established a temporary safety zone in the vicinity of unexploded ordinance, which was discovered earlier this year in Gravesend Bay, Brooklyn, N.Y. The 110-yard zone is southeast of the Verrazano tower (Brooklyn side). The safety zone has been established to ensure the safety of people or boats transiting the area and to also prevent underwater activities...