Unified Command continues response to sunken boat off San Juan Island

Unified Command continues response to sunken boat off San Juan Island
San Juan County personnel load pallets of boom onto a truck owned by the WA State Department of Ecology, Aug. 22, 2022. SEATTLE — The Unified Command continues its response Monday following the sinking of a commercial fishing vessel resulting in a pollution incident west of San Juan Island, Washington. Over the weekend, crews on the water and in the air monitored the site for any changes. Daily overflights...

Response to pollution incident off San Juan Island continues

Response to pollution incident off San Juan Island continues
Coast Guard Cutter Terrapin file photo SEATTLE — The Unified Command continued its response Friday following the sinking of a commercial fishing vessel resulting in a pollution incident west of San Juan Island, Washington. At this time, Unified Command members are moving ahead with coordinated efforts to remove the entirety of the vessel from the seafloor and have it placed on to a barge where the...

Response to pollution incident off San Juan Island continues

Response to pollution incident off San Juan Island continues
U.S. Coast Guard cutters Henry Blake and Terrapin. U.S. Coast Guard photoSEATTLE — The Unified Command continued its coordinated response Wednesday following the sinking of a commercial fishing vessel and pollution incident west of San Juan Island, Washington. Wednesday morning, a Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV) was deployed to help get a clear picture of the state of the Aleutian Isle. The vessel...

Coast Guard responds to pollution incident in Tabbs Bay near Houston

Coast Guard responds to pollution incident in Tabbs Bay near Houston
A Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston pollution response crew surveys an oil spill in Tabbs Bay near Houston, Texas, Aug. 16, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Sector Houston-Galveston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard and Texas General Land Office (GLO) are responding to a pollution incident Tuesday in Tabbs Bay near Houston. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report...

Coast Guard continues response to pollution incident off San Juan Island

Coast Guard continues response to pollution incident off San Juan Island
Sheen from diesel fuel from the Aleutian Isle sinking off San Juan Island. SEATTLE — Unified Command of Coast Guard, Washington State Department of Ecology, San Juan Office of Emergency Management and the Swinomish Tribe continue their coordinated response after a pollution incident occurred following the sinking of commercial fishing vessel Aleutian Isle west of San Juan Island, Washington, Saturday,...

Coast Guard responds to pollution after vessel sinks off San Juan Island

Coast Guard responds to pollution after vessel sinks off San Juan Island
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is responding to a pollution incident off San Juan Island, Washington, after the 49-foot commercial fishing vessel Aleutian Isle sank Saturday near Sunset Point with an estimated 2,600 gallons of diesel and oil on board. All five crewmembers were rescued by a Good Samaritan as the vessel sank. At approximately 2 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received...

Coast Guard removes pollution threats from Punta Gorda boat fire

Coast Guard removes pollution threats from Punta Gorda boat fire
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Coast Guard concluded operations, Wednesday, to remove pollution from a Punta Gorda marina boat fire. American Compliance Technologies recovered approximately 820 gallons of oily water mixture and 590 pounds of absorbent boom and materials from the marina. Coast Guard pollution responders from Sector St. Petersburg oversaw containment and cleanup operations, and the safety...

Unified Command continues response to oil spill in Terrebonne Bay

Unified Command continues response to oil spill in Terrebonne Bay
A unified command composed of the Coast Guard, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office (LOSCO), and Hilcorp continue its response to an oil discharge after a tank platform collapse at the Hilcorp Caillou Island facility in Terrebonne Bay, Louisiana.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The unified command composed of the Coast Guard, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office...

Coast Guard responds to oil spill in Terrebonne Bay, Louisiana

Coast Guard responds to oil spill in Terrebonne Bay, Louisiana
The Coast Guard is responding to an oil spill after an oil tank platform collapsed at the Hilcorp Caillou Island facility in Terrebonne Bay, Louisiana.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is responding to an oil spill after an oil tank platform collapsed at the Hilcorp Caillou Island facility in Terrebonne Bay, Louisiana. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Houma personnel...