Oil spill cleanup of Delaware Bay coastline continues

Oil spill cleanup of Delaware Bay coastline continues
A member of a contracted oil spill response organization cleans oily debris from Slaughter 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, Del. — The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and U.S. Coast Guard continue to spearhead a cleanup operation for tar balls and oiled debris that...

Coast Guard ends 37-day response to Hurricane Sally aftermath on Gulf Coast

Coast Guard ends 37-day response to Hurricane Sally aftermath on Gulf Coast
Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Jeremy Thomas, a marine science technician, 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. — The Coast Guard Sector Mobile Incident Command has concluded a 37-day coordinated response effort to Hurricane Sally along the...

Unified Command established for oil cleanup efforts on Delaware Shore

Unified Command established for oil cleanup efforts on Delaware Shore
Crewmembers from Lewis Environmental, a remediation contractor, conducts cleanup operations of oil patties that washed ashore at various locations on the Delaware Bay coastline between Fowler Beach and Cape Henlopen, Delaware, Oct. 21, 2020. (Courtesy photo) MILFORD, Del. — A unified command consisting of the United States Coast Guard and Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental...

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 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 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...