Coast Guard, State of Hawaii respond to grounded sailboat on Oahu

Coast Guard, State of Hawaii respond to grounded sailboat on Oahu
Petty Officer 3rd Class David Sellman, a marine science technician with Sector Honolulu, and Adam Teekell, a responder from the State of Hawaii Department of Health, assess the grounded sailing vessel Kuuliealoha II off Makapu’u Beach, Hawaii, Sept. 14, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Joe McCollum) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Hawaii State representatives are responding...

Coast Guard continues to respond to oily sheen near New Orleans

Coast Guard continues to respond to oily sheen near New Orleans
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Air Station New Orleans observed an oily sheen on the Mississippi River between mile markers 95 and 96 near New Orleans, Sept. 11, 2019. (U.S Coast Guard courtesy asset) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is continuing to respond to an oily sheen on the Mississippi River between mile markers 95 and 96 in New Orleans, Thursday. Fifteen hundred feet...

Coast Guard responding to oil sheen on the Mississippi River near New Orleans

Coast Guard responding to oil sheen on the Mississippi River near New Orleans
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Air Station New Orleans observed an oily sheen on the Mississippi River between mile markers 95 and 96 near New Orleans, Sept. 11, 2019.  (U.S Coast Guard courtesy asset) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is responding to an oil sheen that was observed on the Mississippi River between mile markers 95 and 96 in New Orleans, Wednesday. A Coast Guard...

Coast Guard response to oil discharge in Jamie Whitten Lock continues

Coast Guard response to oil discharge in Jamie Whitten Lock continues
Responders work to contain and recover crude oil from the Jamie Whitten Lock on the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway in Mississippi, Sept. 11, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lieutenant David Schneider) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is continuing to respond to a crude oil discharge that is contained within the Jamie Whitten Lock at mile marker 412 on the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway, Wednesday. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge in Jamie Whitten Lock on the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge in Jamie Whitten Lock on the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a crude oil discharge in the Jamie Whitten Lock at mile marker 412 on the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley received a report at 6:46 a.m. from the National Response Center that an unknown amount of crude oil was discharged from a damaged crude oil barge owned by Savage Inland Marine. The source of...

Coast Guard to conduct pollution response exercise in Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard to conduct pollution response exercise in Ketchikan, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Sector Juneau personnel will conduct an oil spill response exercise in Ketchikan, Thursday. Representatives from the Coast Guard, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, Southeast Alaska Petroleum Response Organization and Western Canadian Marine Response Corporation will participate in the exercise, where an exclusion boom will be deployed in Ward Cove and Whipple...

Coast Guard schedules in-situ burn for oil discharge in Cox Bay

Coast Guard schedules in-situ burn for oil discharge in Cox Bay
A unified command consisting of the Coast Guard, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office, and Time Energy LLC has scheduled an in-situ burn to mitigate the impact of an oil discharge near Cox Bay, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Devin McMahan) NEW ORLEANS — The unified command for the oil discharge in Cox Bay, Louisiana, is scheduled, weather dependent, to conduct...

Coast Guard issues Administrative Order to Lower Kuskokwin School District

Coast Guard issues Administrative Order to Lower Kuskokwin School District
The Napakiak School fuel storage facility sits 76 feet from the riverbank’s erosion point, along the Kuskokwin River in Alaska, Aug. 16, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard has issued an Administrative Order to the Lower Kuskokwim School District (LKSD) to remove all fuel oils from the Napakiak School fuel storage facility by Aug. 30. The fuel storage facility...

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge in Cox Bay

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge in Cox Bay
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of an oil discharge in Cox Bay, Louisiana.  Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office at 8:52 a.m. of an oil discharge in Cox Bay in Breton Sound, Louisiana. The owner of the flowline, Time Energy, reports that the source of the leak has been secured.  googletag.cmd.push(function()...