Coast Guard monitors clean-up operations for sunken tugboat in U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard monitors clean-up operations for sunken tugboat in U.S. Virgin Islands
Coast Guard crews monitor clean-up operations conducted by the National Response Corp. crews Nov. 17, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands — Coast Guard pollution teams are monitoring clean-up operations Wednesday to recover discharged oil from the partially sunken and abandoned tugboat Cape Lookout within Krause Lagoon in St. Croix. “The National Response Corporation in...

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge in U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge in U.S. Virgin Islands
Coast Guard pollution response personnel from Resident Inspection Office St Croix assess the pollution threat from the partially sunken tugboat Cape Lookout Nov. 13, 2020, which partially sank at the St. Croix Renaissance Group facility within Krause Lagoon in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. (U.S. Coast Guard photos) ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands — Coast Guard pollution teams continue responding...

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 responds to diesel sheen near Rudee Inlet, Va.

Coast Guard responds to diesel sheen near Rudee Inlet, Va.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The Coast Guard, Virginia Beach Fire Department and Virginia Department of Environmental Quality are responding to a diesel sheen in Rudee Inlet, Virginia Beach, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Virginia watchstanders received an initial report Thursday evening from crews at the VBFD regarding a diesel sheen spotted in the water from an unknown source in the Rudee Inlet vicinity. Due...

Coast Guard responds to sunken docked vessel in Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard responds to sunken docked vessel in Juneau, Alaska
The harbormaster deploys sorbent boom and pads around a vessel that sank while moored to a dock near Juneau Port, Alaska, November 1, 2020. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, and the City and Borough of Juneau Docks and Harbors are responding to a vessel that sank while moored to a dock near the Juneau Port, Monday. The 45-foot wooden-hull vessel is...

Unified Command for Broadkill Beach oil response evaluates cleanup effort

Unified Command for Broadkill Beach oil response evaluates cleanup effort
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, Oct. 26, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Isaac Cross.) MILFORD, Del. – The Unified Command for the Delaware Bay and Atlantic coastal beaches oil response began the process of evaluating cleanup operations across...

Beach cleanup operation extends from upper Delaware Bay to Ocean City

Beach cleanup operation extends from upper Delaware Bay to Ocean City
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, Oct. 26, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Isaac Cross.) MILFORD, Del. — The Maryland Department of the Environment has joined the U.S. Coast Guard and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control...

Coast Guard oversees clean-up of sunken vessel in Hawaii Kai

Coast Guard oversees clean-up of sunken vessel in Hawaii Kai
Coast Guard pollution response teams working with the State of Hawaii and responsible party in the removal of a recreational vessel that sank in Honolulu, Oct. 26, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard curtesy photo) HONOLULU — A Coast Guard pollution response team is working with the State of Hawaii and responsible party in the removal of a recreational vessel that sank in Hawaii Kai Saturday night. “The...

Coast Guard, DNREC recover 55 tons of oiled debris

Coast Guard, DNREC recover 55 tons of oiled debris
Coast Guard and Delaware Department at of Natural Resources and Environmental Control officials prepare a situation brief for Delaware Gov. John Carney the Incident Command Post in Slaughter Beach, Delaware, Oct. 23, 2020.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Lehmann. MILFORD, Del. — The cleanup of an oil spill from an unknown source continues Monday, one week after oil patties...