Crews continue to mitigate pollution from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma

Crews continue to mitigate pollution from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma
Emergency Support Function 10 (ESF-10) Florida response crews conduct removal operations on a sailing vessel near West Palm Beach, Fla., on Dec. 5, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Himes. MIAMI – Cleanup efforts and removal operations of displaced vessels are progressing throughout Florida waterways thirteen weeks after Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida...

Crews continue to mitigate pollution threats from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma

Crews continue to mitigate pollution threats from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma
Officer R. Rodriguez with the Miami Police Marine Patrol assists as Chief Petty Officer Mark Fisher places an Assessment Sticker on a vessel displaced by Hurricane Irma in the area of Dinner Key, near Miami.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Nick Ameen. MIAMI – Cleanup efforts and removal operations of displaced vessels are progressing throughout Florida waterways eleven weeks after...

Crews continue to mitigate pollution threats from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma

Crews continue to mitigate pollution threats from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma
A vessel displaced by Hurricane Irma is located and assigned an Assessment Sticker in the area of Dinner Key, near Miami  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Nick Ameen. MIAMI – Cleanup efforts and removal operations of displaced vessels are progressing throughout Florida waterways ten weeks after Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys. The Unified Command for the response—officially...

Crews continue to mitigate pollution threats from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma

Crews continue to mitigate pollution threats from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma
Contractors remove a vessel displaced by Hurricane Irma at Boot Key Harbor City Marina in Marathon, Florida, Oct. 11, 2017.   U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class David Weydert. MIAMI – Cleanup efforts and removal operations of displaced vessels are progressing throughout Florida waterways nine weeks after Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys. The Unified Command for...

Crews continue to mitigate pollution threats from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma

Crews continue to mitigate pollution threats from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma
Response crews work to remove a submerged vessel in Boot Key Harbor, Fla.  FEMA photo by J.T. Blatty. MIAMI – Cleanup efforts and removal operations of displaced vessels are progressing throughout Florida waterways eight weeks after Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys. The Unified Command for the response—officially titled Emergency Support Function 10 (ESF 10) Florida—consists...

SF-10 Completes Swamp Fox Removal on Trout River

SF-10 Completes Swamp Fox Removal on Trout River
Pollution containment boom surrounds the fishing vessel Swamp Fox on the Trout River in Jacksonville, Fla., Oct. 27, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Himes. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Response crews have completed removal operations of the 68-foot fishing vessel Swamp Fox, which was displaced and partially submerged on the Trout River during Hurricane Irma. Unified Command...

Crews continue to mitigate pollution threats from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma

Crews continue to mitigate pollution threats from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma
MIAMI – Cleanup efforts and removal operations of displaced vessels are progressing throughout Florida waterways seven weeks after Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys. The Unified Command for the response—officially titled Emergency Support Function 10 (ESF 10) Florida—consists of leaders from the U.S. Coast Guard, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Florida Fish and...

Crews continue to mitigate pollution threats from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma

Crews continue to mitigate pollution threats from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma
Response crews work to remove a submerged vessel in Boot Key Harbor, Fla., Oct. 16, 2017. Response crews from the U.S. Coast Guard, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and the Environmental Protection Agency are managing vessel removal operations throughout Florida in response to Hurricane Irma with a priority on vessels leaking fuel or hazardous materials. FEMA photo by J.T. Blatty. MIAMI...

Hurricane Irma vessel removal operations continue in Florida

Hurricane Irma vessel removal operations continue in Florida
Response crews work to remove a submerged vessel in Boot Key Harbor, Fla., Oct. 16, 2017.  FEMA photo by J.T. Blatty. MIAMI — The Emergency Support Function 10 (ESF 10) Florida Unified Command continues making progress in its mission to mitigate pollution threats across Florida from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma. The Unified Command consists of U.S. Coast Guard Cmdr. JoAnne Hanson serving...