Mexicans arrested after trying to run from US Coast Guard off Texas coast

Mexicans arrested after trying to run from US Coast Guard off Texas coast
Illegal fishing aboard a lancha boat caught by the US Coast Guard in August (Twitter) Laura B. Martinez The Brownsville Herald, Texas September 14 – A 15-minute pursuit between the U.S. Coast Guard and a Mexican fishing vessel, also known as a lancha, ended with the boat operator being taken into custody and charged. According to a federal criminal complaint, Eder Tadeo-Perez told authorities...

Coast Guard Marine Safety Task Force operates out of Bethel, Alaska

Coast Guard Marine Safety Task Force operates out of Bethel, Alaska
Three Civil Air Patrol Pilots, three Alaska Army National Guard aircrew members and six Coast Guard Marine Safety Task Force members from Coast Guard Sector Anchorage take a moment for a group photo in Bethel Alaska, August 29, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Nate Littlejohn) ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard members from Sector Anchorage returned to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson...

Coast Guard Marine Safety Task Force operates out of Nome

Coast Guard Marine Safety Task Force operates out of Nome
Ens. Adrian Arcia (left) and Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Dawson (center) fly with an Alaska Army National Guard aircrew aboard an UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter out of Nome, Alaska, July 30, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Nate Littlejohn) ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard members from Sector Anchorage returned to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Wednesday after conducting...

Coast Guard coordinates response to oil discharge in Kivalina, Alaska

Coast Guard coordinates response to oil discharge in Kivalina, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation are coordinating a response to a heating oil discharge from the Northwest Arctic Borough School District in Kivalina, Alaska, December 16, 2021. The school district reported a pipe supplying oil to the school was damaged, causing the oil to seep into the ground. The maximum potential discharged is approximately...

Coast Guard responding to reports of oil on Delaware beaches

Coast Guard  responding to reports of oil on Delaware beaches
DEWEY BEACH, Del. — The Coast Guard and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control responded to a report of oil on Towers Beach, Wednesday. The oiled debris was first reported Monday evening. Ten contractors from Lewis Environmental were dispatched to clean the oily debris with oversight from Coast Guard and DNREC personnel. Cleanup efforts were completed today. Approximately...

Coast Guard responds to diesel spill in Selawik, Alaska

Coast Guard responds to diesel spill in Selawik, Alaska
Show is a collection of oil waste bags from the Selawik water treatment plant oil spill, in Selawik, Alaska, Dec. 1, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a diesel discharge in Selawik, Alaska, Wednesday. After a diesel discharge occurred at the Selawik water treatment plant on Nov. 25, 2020, the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund was opened...

Cleanup operations suspended for oil incident along Delaware, Maryland beaches

Cleanup operations suspended for oil incident along Delaware, Maryland beaches
Contracted oil spill response workers gather and remove oily debris from Rehoboth Beach, Delaware as part of the Broadkill Beach 2020 oil spill response.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Lehmann. PHILADELPHIA – The Unified Command comprised of the U.S. Coast Guard and Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control suspended operations along the shores...

Coast Guard reminds mariners, harbor users of snow load

Coast Guard reminds mariners, harbor users of snow load
JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard reminds mariners and harbor users to remove excess snow and ice build-up from moored vessels this winter. Accumulation of snow and ice on a vessel can create the risk of reduced stability and the potential for sinking, property damage, and pollution to occur. It’s critical for mariners to wear the appropriate personal protective equipment, including a life jacket,...

Unified command clears some beaches of oily debris, tar balls

Unified command clears some beaches of oily debris, tar balls
Members of a contracted oil spill response organization cleans oily debris from Rehoboth Beach in Delaware as part of the Broadkill 2020 oil spill response. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Isaac Cross.) MILFORD, De. – Cleanup crews for the unified command have cleared oily debris and tar balls from a significant stretch of coastline from the southern side of the Indian River...