Coast Guard responds to diesel fuel spill on Duwamish River

Coast Guard responds to diesel fuel spill on Duwamish River
Oil spill responders cleanup a diesel fuel spill in the Duwamish River near Seattle after a tug allided with a barge, Feb. 28, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Donal Warden. SEATTLE — Coast Guard and Washington Department of Ecology personnel are responding to a diesel spill caused by an allision between a tug and barge on the Duwamish River, Tuesday. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard, Washington Dept. of Ecology responds to pollution from fire at Tyee Marina

Coast Guard, Washington Dept. of Ecology responds to pollution from fire at Tyee Marina
Five vessels were damaged during a fire at the Tyee Marina in Tacoma, Wash., one of which sank completely, two others that partially sank and two damaged but still floating, Oct. 2, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Madeline Ede. TACOMA, Wash. — The Coast Guard and the Washington Department of Ecology alongside Tacoma Fire and Police Department personnel have responded to a pollution...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to pollution after boathouse fire at Jim Clark Marina in Seattle

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to pollution after boathouse fire at Jim Clark Marina in Seattle
damaged boat sits in the Jim Clark Marina after a boathouse fire was extinguished by Seattle Fire Department personnel, Dec. 29, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Washington Department of Ecology SEATTLE — Coast Guard, Washington Department of Ecology and Seattle Fire Department personnel are responding to pollution caused by a fire at Jim Clark Marina on the south end of Harbor Island near...

Coast Guard continues to monitor grounded vessel near Whidbey Island, Wash.

Coast Guard continues to monitor grounded vessel near Whidbey Island, Wash.
SEATTLE — The U.S. Coast Guard and Washington Department of Ecology continue to monitor a fishing vessel that ran aground near Lagoon Point on Whidbey Island, Wash., at about 4 a.m., Tuesday morning. The 97-foot fishing vessel Neahkahnie has about 9500 gallons of diesel fuel and oil onboard. There have been no reports of pollution or injuries. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Swordfish, an...

Coast Guard, Washington Dept. of Ecology respond to diesel fuel leak in Columbia River

Coast Guard, Washington Dept. of Ecology respond to diesel fuel leak in Columbia River
ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard and Washington Department of Ecology are responding to a vessel that leaked diesel fuel in the Columbia River near Longview, Wash., Wednesday. The Coast Guard was notified by Ecology at approximately 1 p.m., that the 100-foot former fishing vessel Tiffany, moored on the south side of Lord Island approximately 4 miles downriver from Longview, was leaking diesel from...

Coast Guard, Wash. Dept of Ecology respond to vessels in Hylebos Waterway

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and Washington Department of Ecology are responding to two vessels moored at Mason Marina on the Hylebos Waterway near Tacoma, Wash., Thursday. The Coast Guard received a request from the Wash. Dept. of Natural Resources on Feb. 22nd to conduct an assessment of the Golden West and Helena Star. The vessels are listing five to 20 degrees, in very poor condition and reportedly...

Coast Guard and Department of Ecology respond to diesel oil leak near Gray’s Harbor, Wash.

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard and Washington Department of Ecology responded to a diesel fuel leak Saturday after the 40-foot fishing vessel, Miss Elora, grounded on Westhaven State Park Beach located near the mouth of Gray’s Harbor, Wash. At 4 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Columbia River in Warrenton, Ore., received a report that two people were on board when the vessel ran aground and subsequently launched...

Special exercise will test spill readiness for Ecology, Coast Guard, partner agencies

OAK HARBOR, Wash. – A National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (PREP) practice oil spill response will be conducted June 21-23, 2011,  to test the readiness and skills needed to effectively manage a major environmental incident. The Washington Department of Ecology, U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Navy and other Federal, State, and local entities will...

Davy Crockett Unified Command to begin cofferdam construction Friday

The barge, Davy Crocket, sits aground on the bank of the Columbia River near Camas, Wash. Photo by the Washington State Department of Ecology PORTLAND, Ore. — The Unified Command for operations to remove the barge Davy Crockett from the Columbia River will begin construction of a cofferdam around the vessel Friday. Contractors working on the response are mobilizing equipment and materials to...