Coast Guard, ADEC complete response to vessel grounded near Wrangell, Alaska

Coast Guard, ADEC complete response to vessel grounded near Wrangell, Alaska
The Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick responds to the grounding of the vessel Deceptive C near Wrangell, Alaska, July 2, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo provided by Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco. JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation completed their response Friday to the grounding of the fishing vessel Deceptive C in Stikine Strait, approximately 17...

Unified Command stands down its response to Anna Platform incident

Unified Command stands down its response to Anna Platform incident
Nikiski, Alaska – The Unified Command comprised of the United States Coast Guard (USCG), Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC), and Hilcorp Alaska (Hilcorp) responding to a reported sheen in Cook Inlet stood down after a final overflight this morning confirmed no sheening. Hilcorp crews successfully and safely evacuated all crude oil from the suspected leaking pipeline by displacing...

Unified Command responds to diesel spill in Kaktovik, Alaska

Unified Command responds to diesel spill in Kaktovik, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Unified Command has been established in response to a diesel fuel discharge discovered Monday from a North Slope Borough-owned storage tank in Kaktovik. The product discharged was ultra-low sulfur diesel that discharged from an above-ground storage tank with a total capacity of 5,000 gallons. The tank reportedly discharged an estimated 4,200 gallons of diesel. The discharge...

Coast Guard, ADEC and Frosty Fuel stand down unified command for Cold Bay diesel spill

Coast Guard, ADEC and Frosty Fuel stand down unified command for Cold Bay diesel spill
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, and Frosty Fuel LLC stood down a unified command response to a diesel spill in Cold Bay, Tuesday. The unified command was established Friday in response to a diesel spill at the Frosty Fuel Facility. Frosty Fuel personnel reported a diesel spill from a transfer line and the source of the discharge was secured following...

Petroleum spill cleanup efforts continue near Auke Bay, Alaska

Petroleum spill cleanup efforts continue near Auke Bay, Alaska
Petty Officer 2nd Class Danielle Haile and Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin Stixrud, marine science technicians with Coast Guard Sector Juneau, inspect boom put in place to contain a spill in Auke Bay Harbor in Juneau, Alaska, Feb. 24, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Grant DeVuyst)JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Sector Juneau and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation...

Coast Guard and State of Alaska investigate petroleum spill near Auke Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard and State of Alaska investigate petroleum spill near Auke Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard personnel from Sector Juneau lay absorbent pads into the water to absorb spilled petroleum products at Auke Bay Harbor in Auke Bay, Alaska, Feb. 23, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lewis Beck)JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard Sector Juneau and the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation personnel are investigating the spill of approximately of 50-100 gallons...

Unified Command established for heating oil spill in Kotzebue, Alaska

Unified Command established for heating oil spill in Kotzebue, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation and Kikkiktagruk Inupiat Corporation established a unified command in response to a heating oil spill in Kotzebue, Wednesday. Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation personnel notified the Coast Guard that Kikkiktagruk Inupiat Corporation, the responsible party, reported a spill of approximately 850-900 gallons...

Coast Guard conductS 48-hour spill response exercise in Valdez, Anchorage

Coast Guard conductS 48-hour spill response exercise in Valdez, Anchorage
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, ConocoPhillips/Polar Tankers, Inc., and Alyeska Pipeline Service Company conducted a joint oil spill response exercise in Valdez and Anchorage, Monday through Wednesday. The 2013 Prince William Sound exercise involved a multiagency response to a simulated worst case discharge from a tanker in Prince William Sound....

Coast Guard responds to vessel sinking, fuel spill in Haines, Alaska

Coast Guard responds to vessel sinking, fuel spill in Haines, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Sector Juneau responded to a vessel sinking and fuel spill in Haines, Saturday. The 76-foot fishing vessel Neptune sank while moored at the Haines Harbor E float with an estimated 2,000 gallons of fuel aboard. Watchstanders at Sector Juneau received a report from the Haines harbormaster of the sunken vessel early Saturday. The harbormaster reported the vessel was discharging...