Response to barge fire offshore of Port Aransas, Texas continues

Response to barge fire offshore of Port Aransas, Texas continues
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office and Bouchard Transportation representatives continue to respond to a barge that caught fire Friday morning three miles off the jetties of Port Aransas, Texas on Oct. 21, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard, Texas General...

Coast Guard responds to pollution from beached boat

Coast Guard responds to pollution from beached boat
A 50-foot recreational boat sits beached near Padre Island Canals in Corpus Christi, Texas, Dec. 14, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi and Texas General Land Office are continuing to respond Monday to oil pollution from a beached 50-foot recreational boat near the Padre Island Canals in Corpus Christi. googletag.cmd.push(function() {...

Coast Guard continues oil cleanup and recovery operations in Grand Isle

NEW ORLEANS —The Coast Guard is continuing clean up and recovery operations in Grand Isle, Monday, after an oily substance began washing ashore. An oily substance was reported to be washing ashore, Sunday, which prompted Coast Guard, along with other state and local agencies, to begin clean up and recovery operations of impacted shorelines on Elmer Island, Fourchon Beach and Grand Isle. “We...

Coast Guard begins pollution recovery operations in Charenton Navigational Canal

MORGAN CITY, La. – The Coast Guard announced Tuesday that it has accessed the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund to pay for costs associated with the pollution recovery operations resulting from the sinking of a Mobil Inland Drilling Unit that sank in the Charenton Navigational Canal in April 2010. “We, along with our partners, are dedicated to mitigating the potential environmental...

Huntington Beach flood control channel pollution cleanup continues

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – Cleanup efforts continue as a Unified Command made up of federal, state and local officials respond to an oil pollution incident at a Huntington Beach flood control channel that occured, Jan. 22, 2010, east of Beach Boulevard and south of Adams Avenue.

Coast Guard responds to pollution in Yaquina Bay, Ore.

NEWPORT, Ore. – The Coast Guard is responding to a pollution incident from a sunken fishing vessel in Yaquina Bay, Ore., Sunday.

Video – Coast Guard Marine Safety Lab

NEW YORK–The Coast Guards Marine Safety Lab in Groton, Conn., conducts forensic oil analysis, provides expert testimony in support of oil pollution law enforcement efforts and is the only lab of its kind in the country.

Coast Guard announces interim rule increasing limits of liability under Oil Pollution Act of 1990

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard announced Wednesday the publication of an interim rule that adjusts limits of liability for vessels and deepwater ports under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990.

Emergency responders to conduct oil spill PREP Exercise in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico

San Juan, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard, federal and Puerto Rico emergency responders in cooperation with Shell Trading (US) Company and O’Brien’s Oil Pollution Service are scheduled to conduct a joint oil pollution response exercise at the Shell Chemical Yabucoa, Inc. facilities from May 27 to 28.