Coast Guard overseeing cleanup of oil patties on Broadkill Beach, Delaware

Coast Guard overseeing cleanup of oil patties on Broadkill Beach, Delaware
Petty Officer 3rd Class Danielle Nelson, a marine science technician at Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Lewes in Lewes, Del., tracks cleanup efforts of oil patties that washed ashore on Broadkill Beach, Delaware, Oct. 20, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Nicholas Fegley) BROADKILL BEACH, Del. — The Coast Guard, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control...

Coast Guard assists deer swimming in Clarence Strait, Alaska

Coast Guard assists deer swimming in Clarence Strait, Alaska
A 29-foot foot Response Boat-Small crew from U.S. Coast Guard Station Ketchikan assists a distressed deer swimming in Clarence Strait, Alaska, Oct. 17, 2020.  Coast Guard photo courtesy Station Ketchikan. KETCHIKAN, Alaska — The Coast Guard assisted a distressed deer swimming in Clarence Strait, Alaska, Saturday. A 29-foot foot Response Boat-Small crew from U.S. Coast Guard Station Ketchikan encountered...

Coast Guard works with Florida to remove oil from Gulf Islands National Seashore

Coast Guard works with Florida to remove oil from Gulf Islands National Seashore
The Coast Guard coordinated efforts to remove weathered oil, discovered after Hurricane Sally, from a half-mile area of Johnson Beach, Florida, Oct. 15, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ed Wargo. MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard federal on scene coordinator and the state on scene coordinator from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, in consultation with Federal...

Coast Guard members help rescue injured pelican

Coast Guard members help rescue injured pelican
Service members from Coast Guard Station Cape Charles rescued a pelican in distress near Kiptopeke State Park in Cape Charles, Virginia, Oct. 10, 2020. Photo courtesy of Wildlife ER. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources rescued a pelican in distress near Kiptopeke State Park in Cape Charles, Virginia, Saturday. Coast Guard Station Cape Charles watchstanders...

Coast Guard ends response to container vessel fuel oil leak in Bayonne, New Jersey

Coast Guard ends response to container vessel fuel oil leak in Bayonne, New Jersey
New York — A unified command consisting of the Coast Guard, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and Gallagher Marine Systems, concluded the response, Sunday, to a container vessel leaking fuel oil at the Global Container Terminal in Bayonne, New Jersey. The container vessel YM Mandate is no longer leaking fuel oil. A dive survey was completed and no additional damage to YM Mandate...

Coast Guard marine environmental response teams conduct vessel assessments

Coast Guard marine environmental response teams conduct vessel assessments
Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Alysha Nagel, and Petty Officer 2nd Class Garrett Ragland conduct post Hurricane Sally assessments to determine environmental threats posed by vessels, in Perdido Bay in Lillian, Alabama, Oct. 3, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Melissa Leake. NEW ORLEANS – Coast Guard marine environmental response teams conducted vessel assessment operations...

Coast Guard, state, locals responds to gasoline spill on Harbor Island, WA

Coast Guard, state, locals responds to gasoline spill on Harbor Island, WA
Coast Guard Stationt Seattle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard continues responding to a gasoline spill that occurred at Shell Harbor Island Petroleum Terminal at about 4:45 a.m. Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received a call at approximately 6 a.m. from a person at the facility reporting a gasoline spill due to a pump failure. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard continues response to fuel oil leak in Bayonne, New Jersey

Coast Guard continues response to fuel oil leak in Bayonne, New Jersey
New York — A unified command consisting of the Coast Guard, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and Gallagher Marine Systems, continued in the response to a container vessel leaking fuel oil, Wednesday, at the Global Container Terminal in Bayonne, New Jersey. The container vessel YM Mandate is no longer leaking fuel oil from a crack in the hull. Fuel oil is being pumped from the affected...

Crews focus on pollution cleanup, salvage operations

Crews focus on pollution cleanup, salvage operations
Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Jeremy Thomas oversees cleanup efforts at Joe Patti Seafood Marina following storm damage caused by Hurricane Sally, Sept. 26, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nathan Cox) MOBILE, Ala. — Coast Guard Sector Mobile Hurricane Sally response operations transitioned to a maritime environmental response Tuesday focusing on pollution cleanup and salvage...