Summary of Coast Guard’s Hurricane Harvey response efforts

Summary of Coast Guard's Hurricane Harvey response efforts
U.S. Coast Guard flood Punt team helps survivors evacuate Houston floods during Hurricane Harvey.  NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has completed search and rescue operations in response to Hurricane Harvey but continues to work alongside the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and other federal, state and local partners to address pollution concerns as a result of the storm. During their response...

Coast Guard begins re-opening waterways after Hurricane Ike

KATY, Texas – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Houston-Galveston has re-opened portions of the Gulf Intercoastal Waterway and Houston Channel to commercial vessel traffic, with some restrictions. The following openings and restrictions are in effect: – The Houston Channel is open to outbound commercial vessels with a draft of 12-feet or less. – The Gulf Intracoastal Waterway...