Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Tabbs Bay, Texas

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Tabbs Bay, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is responding to an oil spill near Tabbs Bay, Texas, Wednesday. Tuesday evening, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston Incident Management Division watchstanders were notified by Texas General Land Office personnel of a 3-mile crude oil slick in the vicinity of Tabbs Bay. An estimated 40 barrels of crude oil were discharged from a deteriorated valve on a platform owned by...

Coast Guard responding to oil spill near Breton Sound

Coast Guard responding to oil spill near Breton Sound
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local partners are monitoring cleanup efforts following an oil spill near Breton Sound, Sunday. A jack-up rig contracted by Lobo Operating, Inc., was used to pump water through the affected line, securing the source of the leak. Additionally, a drum has been secured below the failed portion of line to catch any further product that may be discharged. Responders deployed...

Unified Command ends response efforts at Port William oil spill site

Unified Command ends response efforts at Port William oil spill site
A Paradigm Marine excavator conducts beach-tilling operations to release trapped oil in the inter-tidal zone at a spill site on Shuyak Island near Kodiak, Alaska, April 7, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Alaska Chadux Corporation. KODIAK, Alaska – The Unified Command announced the end of response efforts at the oil spill site at Port William, in Shuyak Strait, 49 miles north of Kodiak, Friday. Responders...

Unified Command continues oil spill response near New Orleans

Unified Command continues oil spill response near New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinators Office, Gallagher Marine and response personnel continue cleanup efforts on the Mississippi River near New Orleans, Friday. Algiers and Canal Street Ferries have resumed operations. The Coast Guard has lifted its waterway restriction on the Mississippi River near New Orleans “The intracoastal waterway between the Algiers Lock and Inner...

Response efforts continue for Shuyak Strait, Alaska oil spill

Response efforts continue for Shuyak Strait, Alaska oil spill
Unified Command responders conduct an overflight of the oil spill incident site at Port William, Kodiak Island, Alaska, March 7, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. KODIAK, Alaska – Unified Command responders continue cleanup efforts and wildlife assessments of the oil spill site at Port William, in Shuyak Strait, 49 miles north of Kodiak, Friday. Ninety-six bags of oily solids have been collected...

Response teams continue response and containment efforts of oil spill in Shuyak Strait, Alaska

Response teams continue response and containment efforts of oil spill in Shuyak Strait, Alaska
Unified Command response teams utilize contracted fishing vessels provided by Alaska Chadux, LLC, during continued oil recovery efforts in Shuyak Strait, 49 miles north of Kodiak, Alaska, March 4, 2018.  Photo courtesy of Alaska Chadux, LLC. KODIAK, Alaska – Responders continued cleanup efforts, wildlife and site assessments of the oil spill in Shuyak Strait, 49 miles north of Kodiak, Sunday. Six...

Response teams continue cleanup efforts of oil spill in Shuyak Strait, Alaska

Response teams continue cleanup efforts of oil spill in Shuyak Strait, Alaska
Unified Command response teams deploy containment boom and absorbent materials to collect the remaining product from an oil spill in Shuyak Strait. Photo courtesy of Alaska Chadux, LLC. KODIAK, Alaska – Responders continue to conduct site assessments and implement preliminary cleanup efforts of the oil spill in Shuyak Strait, 49 miles north of Kodiak, Saturday. Inflatable containment boom was deployed...

Responders begin site assessments of oil spill in Shuyak Strait, Alaska

Responders begin site assessments of oil spill in Shuyak Strait, Alaska
Oil spill in Shuyak Strait, 49 miles north of Kodiak, Alaska, Feb. 28, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo. KODIAK, Alaska – Responders arrived and began a site assessment of the oil spill in Shuyak Strait, 49 miles north of Kodiak, Alaska, Thursday evening. A light, unrecoverable sheen was observed near Port William in Shuyak Strait with an approximate 100-yard radius around the collapsed structure. The...

Unified Command continues response to oil spill in Shuyak Strait, Alaska

Unified Command continues response to oil spill in Shuyak Strait, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew conducts an overflight of an oil spill in Shuyak Strait, 49 miles north of Kodiak, Alaska, Feb. 28, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A Unified Command consisting of Coast Guard and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation personnel, continues their response to an oil spill in Shuyak Strait, 49 miles north of...