Coast Guard, partner agencies manage oil clean up in Dagsboro, Del

Coast Guard, partner agencies manage oil clean up in Dagsboro, Del
DAGSBORO, Del. — The Coast Guard, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and Environmental Protection Agency are managing clean up efforts from an oil discharge, Wednesday, at the NRG Indian River Power Plant in Dagsboro. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a National Response Center report of approximately 30,000 gallons of #2 fuel oil discharged...

Coast Guard responds to unknown oil discharge source in San Juan Harbor

Coast Guard responds to unknown oil discharge source in San Juan Harbor
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Incident Management personnel from Coast Guard Sector San Juan are responding to an active oil discharge from an unknown source that is affecting piers four through six in San Juan Harbor and the proximate storm drainage system on land. Coast Guard Incident Management Division personnel are monitoring the oil discharged within the storm drain system, which is being contained...

Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts

Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts
Lt. j.g. Nathaniel Sudkamp and Lt. j.g. Jacob Quesnell discuss the salvage plans for crew boats and fleet barges on the Mississippi River with Randy Bullard, a certified marine surveyor, in Ama, Louisiana.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continues to assess the damage and environmental threats across Southeast Louisiana Tuesday, post-Hurricane Ida. The Coast Guard is receiving...

U.S. Coast Guard, Marine Rescue Service Russian Federation meet in Anchorage

U.S. Coast Guard, Marine Rescue Service Russian Federation meet in Anchorage
Members of the U.S. Coast Guard host members of the Marine Rescue Service Russian Federation for the 43rd Joint Planning Group meeting and exercise, Aug. 31-Sept. 2, in Anchorage, Alaska. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Nate Littlejohn) ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Members of the U.S. Coast Guard and the Marine Rescue Service Russian Federation held their 43rd joint planning group meeting...

Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts

Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts
Coast Guard response crews assesses fishing boats lodged against a destroyed structure and sunken fishing vessels in the bayou Sept. 6, 2021, following Hurricane Ida in Southeast Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continued its assessment of damage and environmental threats across Southeast Louisiana Monday, post Hurricane Ida. Coast Guard crews from across the nation,...

Coast Guard conducts overflights, responds to multiple oil spills along Southeast Louisiana

Coast Guard conducts overflights, responds to multiple oil spills along Southeast Louisiana
A Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew conducts an overflight assessment Sept. 5, 2021 of the Bay Marchand approximately 2 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile) NEW ORLEANS — As part of the ongoing Hurricane Ida response, the Coast Guard conducted overflights Sunday that focused on two locations previously identified...

Coast Guard completes oil spill cleanup in Colonial Beach

Coast Guard completes oil spill cleanup in Colonial Beach
COLONIAL BEACH, Va. — The Coast Guard concluded cleanup operations for an oil spill from a partially sunken vessel in Colonial Beach on Friday. Cleanup efforts started after a vessel partially sank at a pier and began discharging oil from its fuel tanks late Sunday night. Early Monday morning, pollution responders from Coast Guard Sector Virginia responded to the scene and federalized the case to...

Coast Guard, partner agencies salvage sailboat after Thursday rescue

Coast Guard, partner agencies salvage sailboat after Thursday rescue
The Coast Guard and partner agencies respond to a disabled 30-foot sailing vessel with pollution concerns near Rockaway Beach, California, August 20, 2021. (U. S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are salvaging a disabled sailboat Friday after rescuing a man from the boat approximately a half mile west of Rockaway Beach Thursday. Coast Guard Sector San...

Coast Guard responds to capsized dredge barge in Charleston

Coast Guard responds to capsized dredge barge in Charleston
CHARLESTON, S.C. –The Coast Guard, along with state and local port partners, are responding to the 120-foot dredge barge Capt Leo II that capsized in the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, Wednesday. The dredge barge has a reported maximum potential of 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel on board. Marcol Dredging Company deployed boom around the barge to minimize environmental impacts. There were no persons...