Coast Guard concludes response to oil spill on lower Mississippi River

Coast Guard concludes response to oil spill on lower Mississippi River
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has concluded its response to an oil spill at mile marker 145 on the Mississippi River near Mt. Airy, Louisiana. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the National Response Center at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday that a potential maximum of 4200...

Coast Guard responding to oil spill on lower Mississippi River

Coast Guard responding to oil spill on lower Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of an oil spill near mile marker 145 of the lower Mississippi River, Sunday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the National Response Center at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday that a potential maximum of 4200 gallons...

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near White Lake, Louisiana

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near White Lake, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard responded to an oil spill near White Lake, Louisiana, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the National Response Center at 11:30 a.m., that approximately 1,260 gallons of oil spilled from a flow line at an oil production facility into the wetlands adjacent to White Lake. The responsible party is Peak Operating Company. Environmental...

Oil tank removed from under dilapidated pier in Astoria, Oregon

Oil tank removed from under dilapidated pier in Astoria, Oregon
Contractors remove an oil tank from under a dilapidated pier on the Columbia River just west of the Cannery Pier Hotel & Spa in Astoria, Jan. 30, 2018. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. WARRENTON, Ore. — A boiler oil tank has been removed from a dilapidated pier adjacent to the Hotel Cannery Pier, Tuesday, as responders work to remove the source of the oil spill that was...

Coast Guard oversees pollution response near submerged tugboat in Newport News, Virginia

Coast Guard oversees pollution response near submerged tugboat in Newport News, Virginia
Pollution responders adjust absorbent pads around the site of the partially submerged tugboat Bourne on Skiffes Creek in Newport News, Virginia, Jan. 22, 2018. T (U.S. Coast Guard photo) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard pollution response team is overseeing oil spill response activities Wednesday, near a partially submerged tugboat on Skiffes Creek, north of Fort Eustis. A passing tugboat captain...

Coast Guard to hold emergency preparedness workshop for Cape Cod National Seashore

Coast Guard to hold emergency preparedness workshop for Cape Cod National Seashore
BOSTON — The U.S. Coast Guard, along with more than 30 federal, state and local agencies, are scheduled to facilitate a workshop in Eastham Thursday to discuss emergency response procedures if an oil spill were to affect the Cape Cod National Seashore. Workshops like this are instrumental for effective, multi-agency coordination of emergency response, and ensure communities are prepared in case of...

Coast Guard responds to towing vessel aground near Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard responds to towing vessel aground near Cameron, Louisiana
Coast Guard members respond to the towing vessel Mr. Landon after it ran aground in the Calcasieu Ship Channel, May 22, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana — Coast Guard crews responded to an uninspected towing vessel taking on water prior to running aground in the Calcasieu Ship Channel, early Monday morning. At 3:45 a.m., the three-man crew of...

Venice, Louisiana oil spill cleanup completed

Venice, Louisiana oil spill cleanup completed
Cleanup of an oil spill from an abandoned wellhead near Venice, Louisiana has been completed. (Coast Guard imagery courtesy of Coast Guard Sector New Orleans) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard reports that clean-up operations for an oil spill from an abandoned wellhead near Venice, Louisiana, that occurred March 21 have been completed, Wednesday. Hilcorp Energy reported that the source of the oil discharge...

Coast Guard responds to oil spill in New Bedford

Coast Guard responds to oil spill in New Bedford
BOSTON — Coast Guard and Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection crews responded Thursday to an oil spill in New Bedford Harbor in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England’s Command Center received a report from the National Response Center reporting an oil spill pushing up against the docks and other fishing vessels at Leonard’s Wharf. Coast...