Coast Guard responds to diesel discharge from semi-submerged tugboat

Coast Guard responds to diesel discharge from semi-submerged tugboat
Diesel spill resulting from the semi-submerged tugboat Miss Bonnie, Nov. 18, 2019, in Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, which allided with the Old Bonner Bridge on Nov. 17, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet) OREGON INLET, N.C. — The Coast Guard is responding to a discharge of diesel from a semi-submerged tugboat in the vicinity of the Old Bonner Bridge in Oregon...

Coast Guard to oversee in-situ burn near Delta Farms, Louisiana

Coast Guard to oversee in-situ burn near Delta Farms, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is scheduled to oversee an in-situ burn for a crude oil discharge in Delta Farms, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at Marine Safety Unit Houma received the initial report of the oil discharge in an unnamed canal southwest of Bayou Perot at 1:30 p.m. on November 9th. The source of the spill was determined to be from a flowline owned by Texas Petroleum Investment Company...

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Port Arthur, Texas

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Port Arthur, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is responding to an oil spill near Port Arthur, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of a collision involving the offshore supply vessel Cheramie Botruc 22 and tug vessel Mariya Moran near the entrance to Sabine Pass, Texas, Thursday morning. Personnel from Coast Guard Station Sabine, Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur,...

Public invited to attend Arctic and Western Alaska Area Committee meeting Tuesday

Public invited to attend Arctic and Western Alaska Area Committee meeting Tuesday
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Members of government, private, and not-for-profit organizations involved in or concerned about pollution preparedness and response in the Arctic and Western Alaska are encouraged to attend the next meeting for the Arctic and Western Alaska Area Committee Tuesday at the Atwood Conference Center in Anchorage. The meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Atwood Conference...

Coast Guard responding to hydraulic oil spill near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard responding to hydraulic oil spill near Corpus Christi, Texas
Petty Officer 1st Class James Transano, a marine science technician at Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi, and Mr. Bruce Simons, Texas General Land Office, monitor the response efforts of a 1,500 gallons hydraulic oil spill in the La Quinta Ship Channel near Corpus Christi, Texas. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Sector Corpus Christi) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is responding to an estimated...

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge in Pass A Loutre Wildlife Management Area

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge in Pass A Loutre Wildlife Management Area
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a crude oil discharge in Pass A Loutre Wildlife Management Area, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 4:30 p.m. Sunday of crude oil leaking from a storage tank owned by Whitney Oil and Gas. The maximum potential for the spill is estimated to be 2,520 gallons, but the discharge was contained before...

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to oil discharge in Breton Sound, Louisiana

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to oil discharge in Breton Sound, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to an oil sheen in Breton Sound, Block 37, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the National Response Center at 11:20 a.m. Sunday, of a 10 mile by 3 mile oil sheen northeast of Breton Island. The source of the spill was determined to be a damaged and inactive wellhead, owned by Texas Petroleum Investment...

Coast Guard, Virginia state agencies investigate spill near mouth of James River

Coast Guard, Virginia state agencies investigate spill near mouth of James River
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads pollution responders are investigating a sheen that was reported Monday, near Outlook Beach in Hampton, Va. “The spilled material is most likely a petroleum product, likely oil or fuel from with an unidentified source,” said Lt Mitchell Latta, Chief of the Incident Management Division, from Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads. “We...

Coast Guard, state agencies responding to oil discharge in North Pass, Louisiana

Coast Guard, state agencies responding to oil discharge in North Pass, Louisiana
The Coast Guard and state agencies are continuing to respond to an oil discharge in North Pass, Louisiana, October 9, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/released) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and state agencies are continuing to respond to an oil discharge in North Pass, Louisiana. The Coast Guard Sector New Orleans Incident Management Division received a report at 8:20 a.m. Monday of oil...