Coast Guard responds to oil discharge

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge
The Coast Guard is responding to a crude oil discharge in Lake Washington near Port Sulfur, Louisiana. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a crude oil discharge in Lake Washington near Port Sulfur, Louisiana, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans’ Incident Management Division (IMD) received a report at approximately 8 a.m. of an estimated 1,260 gallons of oil and water discharging...

Coast Guard, local agencies rescue injured woman on Lake Washington

Coast Guard, local agencies rescue injured woman on Lake Washington
Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Jeff Wildes from Station Seattle works with local responders to stabilize and prepare an injured woman for transport on Lake Washington, (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Rachel Polish) SEATTLE — Coast Guard, Seattle Police Department, Seattle Fire Department, King County Sheriff’s Office and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife personnel rescued...

Coast Guard reminds boaters to operate safely during Seafair on Lake Washington

 Coast Guard reminds boaters to operate safely during Seafair on Lake Washington
SEATTLE – As Seafair’s Fleet Week continues and the festivities transition to Lake Washington, the Coast Guard reminds boaters to prepare for their time on the water and operate their vessels safely. Wearing your life jacket, being aware of the traffic around you and boating sober can prevent tragedy. Making good choices ensures everyone enjoys their time on the water and comes home safe. The...

Coast Guard, local agencies to enforce safety, security zones for Seafair in Seattle

Coast Guard, local agencies to enforce safety, security zones for Seafair in Seattle
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and local agencies will be enforcing safety zones around military vessels in Elliott Bay and on Lake Washington during Seafair Fleet Week. “We establish these zones annually to ensure the safety of the public and the security of military vessels during this period of increased maritime activity in Elliott Bay and Lake Washington,” said Cmdr. Brian Meier, chief of response,...

Coast Guard receives application from State of Washington to amend SR 520 bridge permit

Coast Guard receives application from State of Washington to amend SR 520 bridge permit
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard 13th District received an application from the State of Washington, Feb. 27, 2014, proposing a permit amendment to the location and plans for the construction of the State Route 520 Bridge across Lake Washington. The complete public notice including a brief summary of project impacts, a map of the location, and plans for the proposed bridge can be viewed at http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/?pageName=pnBridges&Active=1&region=13. Parties...