Coast Guard oversees removal of 2,900 gallons of oily water from barge at Goble, Ore.

Coast Guard oversees removal of 2,900 gallons of oily water from barge at Goble, Ore.
Contractors from the National Response Coordination Environmental Services walk the decks of the crane barge Amazon as they prepare to remove 2,900 gallons of oily water from the barge located on the banks of the Columbia River near Goble, Ore., May 12, U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Marine Environmental Detachment Portland. WARRENTON, Ore. – The Coast Guard oversaw the removal of nearly 3,000 gallons...

Coast Guard continues response for grounded vessel near Ludington

Coast Guard continues response for grounded vessel near Ludington
The remains of a 76-foot pleasure craft sit in Lake Michigan April 21, 2017 off Ludington, Mich.  U.S. Coast Guard photo CLEVELAND — Coast Guard crews continue to monitor salvage operations Friday of a 76-foot recreational vessel that grounded on April 15 in the vicinity of Big Sable Point near Ludington, Michigan. The vessel’s superstructure has broken off with debris scattered along the...

Oily-water cleanup operations in Johnson Pass complete

NEW ORLEANS — The unified command established in response to the oily-water discharge in Johnson Pass announced, Friday, that clean-up operations were complete. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report, Monday, Feb. 27, of an oily water discharge from a damaged wellhead in the Pass-a-Loutre Management Area of Johnson Pass. The wellhead, owned by Dune Energy, was reportedly struck...

Coast Guard, unified command continue sunken tug cleanup operations

SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard, California Department of Fish and Game’s Office of Spill Prevention and Response, local agencies, and other partner organizations continue unified efforts in response to an oil spill that occurred Monday, Aug, 17 when the tugboat Wenonah sank at her berth at Pier One on Treasure Island.

Coast Guard, unified command continue oil cleanup around sunken tug

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Fish and Game’s Office of Spill Prevention and Response, local agencies, and other partner organizations continue unified efforts in response to an oil spill that occurred Monday afternoon when the tugboat Wenonah sank at her berth at Pier One on Treasure Island.

Unified Command continues to manage response to Gulf oil release

NEW ORLEANS — Oil spill recovery activities continue today in the Gulf of Mexico, after spill response vessels successfully recovered a large amount of oily water overnight. While areas of sheen remain, currently there is a low risk of landfall. The present position of the remaining sheen is approximately 12 miles due south of Fourchon. Members of the Unified Command are constantly monitoring...