Full-scale exercise completed by Coast Guard, partner agencies

Full-scale exercise completed by Coast Guard, partner agencies
  NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and partner agencies completed a full-scale oil spill response exercise Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Houma, Louisiana, and The Woodlands, Texas. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Partner agencies included but not limited to: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation Secretaría de Marina NOAA Environmental...

Federal, state and local agencies to exercise oil spill response on the St. Clair River

Federal, state and local agencies to exercise oil spill response on the St. Clair River
MARYSVILLE, Mich. – The U.S. Coast Guard, in partnership with other federal, state, local, and Canadian response agencies is conducting a functional oil spill response exercise with Enbridge Energy, Limited Partnership (“Enbridge”) in Marysville, Michigan, Wednesday, May 25th from 8 a.m., to 3 p.m. More than 400 participants are involved in this exercise of a simulated discharge of light crude...

Coast Guard participates in oil spill response exercise in Portsmouth, Va.

Coast Guard participates in oil spill response exercise in Portsmouth, Va.
Rear Adm. Stephen P. Metruck (left), Coast Guard 5th District commander, speaks with Capt. Richard J. Wester (center), Sector Hampton Roads deputy commander, and Capt. Christopher S. Keane (right), Sector Hampton Roads commander, during a simulated oil spill exercise. Multiple agencies, including the Navy and Coast Guard, participated in a joint training exercise . (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty...

Federal, tribal, state and local agencies exercise oil spill response in the Straits of Mackinac

Federal, tribal, state and local agencies exercise oil spill response in the Straits of Mackinac
A tug and barge passses under the Mackinac Bridge, the fifth longest suspension bridge in the world, spans the Straits of Mackinac in northern Michigan, Sept. 23, 2015. . (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Christopher M. Yaw) SAULT SAINTE MARIE, Mich. – The Coast Guard along with the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality,...

Coast Guard to participate in oil spill response exercise in the Old Port of Tampa

Coast Guard to participate in oil spill response exercise in the Old Port of Tampa
TAMPA — Coast Guard personnel, in conjunction with state and federal partners, are scheduled to conduct an emergency preparedness and pollution response exercise for a simulated oil spill in the Old Port of Tampa Nov. 4 – Nov. 6, 2014. The full-scale exercise will be based around a simulated worst-case oil release scenario in the Old Port of Tampa, and is designed to evaluate the capabilities...

Hawaii first responders take part in triennial oil and hazardous substance response exercise

Hawaii first responders take part in triennial oil and hazardous substance response exercise
HONOLULU — Federal, state and local first responders conducted the first part of a full scale response exercise at the Kalaeloa Barbers Point Harbor Wednesday. The scenario for the exercise simulated a fire breaking out during an early morning oil transfer at Kalaeloa Barbers Point Harbor followed by an oil spill that occurs as a result of the fire incident. The exercise tested and evaluated core...

Coast Guard, Chautauqua County Fire Department, Seneca Nation of Indians to exercise oil spill response capabilities

Coast Guard, Chautauqua County Fire Department, Seneca Nation of Indians to exercise oil spill response capabilities
BUFFALO — The Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct an oil spill response exercise with the Seneca Nation of Indians and the Chautauqua County Fire Department, Tuesday evening, on Cattaraugus Creek in Irving, N.Y. The exercise provides an opportunity for cooperating agencies to mobilize response capabilities, exercise tactics, and improve joint coordinated response readiness. The exercise will...

Coast Guard, BP-Husky Toledo refinery to conduct spill response exercise

 Coast Guard, BP-Husky Toledo refinery to conduct spill response exercise
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard’s Marine Safety Unit Toledo, Ohio, and representatives from the BP-Husky Toledo refinery are scheduled to hold an oil-spill response exercise, Tuesday and Wednesday at various marinas in the Toledo area. The exercise is designed to provide emergency response personnel an opportunity to improve pollution response preparedness by testing local contingency plans and...

Coast Guard conductS 48-hour spill response exercise in Valdez, Anchorage

Coast Guard conductS 48-hour spill response exercise in Valdez, Anchorage
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, ConocoPhillips/Polar Tankers, Inc., and Alyeska Pipeline Service Company conducted a joint oil spill response exercise in Valdez and Anchorage, Monday through Wednesday. The 2013 Prince William Sound exercise involved a multiagency response to a simulated worst case discharge from a tanker in Prince William Sound....