Coast Guard completes phase 1 cleanup of 7 vessels on Columbia River

Coast Guard completes phase 1 cleanup of 7 vessels on Columbia River
A contractor from National Response Corporation Environmental Services prepares to remove barrels of hazardous materials from a derelict vessel located at a submerged-land site on the Columbia River near Goble, Ore., June 3, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Chief Petty Officer Kevin Ouyoumjian. PORTLAND, Ore. – The Coast Guard and its contractor completed the first phase of the cleanup of...

Damaged motor vessel Sparna safely transits to Port of Kalama, Wash.

Damaged motor vessel Sparna safely transits to Port of Kalama, Wash.
The 623-foot motor vessel Sparna, after briefly running aground and sustaining hull damage a couple days prior, is escorted towards a pier in Kalama, Wash., March 23, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read.) WARRENTON, Ore. — A Unified Command consisting of the Coast Guard, operators of the motor vessel Sparna, Columbia River Pilots and the National Response Corporation...

Coast Guard coordinating pollution response to sunken vessel near Guemes Island, Wash.

Coast Guard coordinating pollution response to sunken vessel near Guemes Island, Wash.
SEATTLE ─ The Coast Guard, National Response Corporation Environmental Services, and Global Diving and Salvage, and Washington State Department of Ecology are coordinating the pollution mitigation and salvage of the 59-foot fishing vessel Clam Digger, today. An air crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, Wash., conducted an over flight this morning with no reports of sheen or pollution. Pending...