Coast Guard temporarily suspends enforcement of regulated navigation area in East River

Coast Guard temporarily suspends enforcement of regulated navigation area in East River
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard and partner agencies temporarily suspended a Regulated Navigation Area (RNA) for a dielectric fluid spill that occurred at a Con Edison substation in Brooklyn, New York, May 7. The enforcement of the RNA is temporarily being suspended, however a safety zone remains in effect. The need for the RNA will be reevaluated in order to determine if it needs to be enforced in the...

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...