Coast Guard continues to work with partner agencies on East River response

Coast Guard continues to work with partner agencies on East River response
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard continues to work with Con Edison and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to respond to the effects of the Brooklyn dielectric oil spill Sunday. Coast Guard specialists continue to monitor the affected areas by performing over flights to visually observe any oil sheen in the river and by further sampling the waters for contaminants. Water samples...

Coast Guard lifts safety zone around site of tug Emily Anne

Coast Guard lifts safety zone around site of tug Emily Anne
BOSTON — The Coast Guard lifted the safety zone restricting traffic in the North Channel Thursday afternoon for all vessels. An obstruction buoy is in place to mark the location of the 55-foot tug boat Emily Anne that sank east of Deer Island Tuesday morning. Mariners should proceed with caution when transiting the area as there are workboats in the area conducting salvage operations. Mariners...

Coast Guard establishes Hudson River boating restrictions during race

NEW YORK-The Coast Guard will establish safety zones on the Hudson and East Rivers for two different maritime events, Sept. 11-12, 2010.