Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman in Murrells Inlet

MURRELLS INLET, S.C. – The Coast Guard has suspended a search for missing fisherman, Mark Shackelford, who disappeared from his vessel approximately 10 miles southeast of Murrells Inlet Thursday.

Air Station San Francisco crew serving the Lost Coast for Humboldt Bay

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif.-When a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Air Station Humboldt Bay crashed on the runway at Arcata Airport yesterday a crew from Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco geared up to lend a hand and a helicopter to ensure a continued service to Northern California residents.

Video – Coast Guard Commandant Thad Allen on the Gulf Oil Spill

In this video, Admiral Thad W. Allen, Commandant of the Coast Guard, talks to Fox News’ Senior White House Correspondent Major Garrett about the government response and the current situation concerning the Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Coast Guard and local agencies search for missing boater on Columbia River

ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard, along with Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office, Wash., Wasco County Sheriff’s Office, Ore., and Skamania County Dive Rescue Team, Wash., is searching for a missing boater on the Columbia River near Wishram, Wash., Friday.

Coast Guard responds to diesel spill

The Coast Guard responded to a diesel spill on the I-5 bridge over the Columbia River in Portland, Ore., Friday.

EPA establishes Web site on BP oil spill

WASHINGTON – As part of the ongoing federal response to the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, EPA today established a website to inform the public about the spill’s impact on the environment and the health of nearby residents. The website – will contain data from EPA’s ongoing air monitoring along with other information about the Agency’s activities in the region....

Coast Guard responding to overturned MIDU

MORGAN CITY, La. — The Coast Guard is responding Friday to an overturned mobile inland drilling unit (MIDU) in the Charenton navigational canal south of Highway 90.

Air Force C130s, Navy Equipment to Support Oil Slick Response

WASHINGTON – Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has authorized two Air Force Reserve C-130H aircraft to support the response to a massive oil slick that threatens wetlands and beaches along the Gulf Coast, Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell confirmed today.

Divers remove over 10,000 gallons of oil from Princess Kathleen

JUNEAU, Alaska – Dive crews have removed over 10,000 gallons of bunker oil from the Princess Kathleen wreck since commencing pumping operations Monday.