Coast Guard oversees removal of fuel from sunken vessel in Lake Washington Ship Canal

Coast Guard oversees removal of fuel from sunken vessel in Lake Washington Ship Canal
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is responding to a tug that sank at Ballard Oil Company pier in the Lake Washington Ship Canal near Ballard, Washington, Thursday. The 80-foot non-commercial tug Chief has a reported 620 gallons of diesel onboard with reports of light sheening. Boom and sorbent pads have been...

Coast Guard requests mariners delay transits through Lake Washington Ship Canal

Coast Guard requests mariners delay transits through Lake Washington Ship Canal
SEATTLE — Due to a fatality accident between a tour bus and duck boat, mariners are requested to delay their transit under the Lake Washington Ship Canal draw bridges until emergency crews on the Aurora Bridge have cleared the bridge. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Mariners requesting openings of these draw bridges, please contact...

Oil spill response continues in Seattle’s Salmon Bay

Oil spill response continues in Seattle’s Salmon Bay
SEATTLE — The U.S. Coast Guard and Washington State Department of Ecology continue to oversee the cleanup and investigate the cause of an oil spill that appeared earlier this week in the Ballard Mill Marina, on Salmon Bay, along the Lake Washington Ship Canal. The Coast Guard and Ecology received reports Monday morning of oil, accompanied by strong petroleum odors in the waters. No one has come...