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()...

Coast Guard responds to sunken tug in Townsend marina

Coast Guard responds to sunken tug in Townsend marina
SEATTLE — Coast Guard pollution responders are responding to a report of a tug that sank at the Port Orchard Railway Marina in Port Townsend, Washington, Monday. Members from Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound’s Incident Management Division are on scene overseeing the removal and containment of fuel discharged from the 65-foot tug Meagan M. The vessel is currently registered as a towing vessel;...

Coast Guard responds to oil slick near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard responds to oil slick near Port Aransas, Texas
A Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi Incident Management Division duty team responds to an estimated 40 gallon oil slick that washed ashore at the Port Aransas Municipal Boat Ramp in Port Aransas, Texas, on July 17, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi Incident Management Division. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews responded to a report of oil that washed ashore...

Response crews recover more than 450,000 gallons of oil from Coimbra shipwreck

Response crews recover more than 450,000 gallons of oil from Coimbra shipwreck
DC2 Joshua Marks of the Atlantic Strike Team tests oil recovered from the Coimbra shipwreck.  US Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Rodion Mazin NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Oil recovery operations on the World War II-era shipwreck Coimbra are nearing completion after commencing on May 11, 2019 off the coast of Long Island, New York. A unified command consisting of the U.S. Coast Guard and New York State Department...