Coast Guard continues to oversee Arthur Kill oil spill cleanup

Coast Guard continues to oversee Arthur Kill oil spill cleanup
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard is continuing to oversee clean up operations at the Motiva facility in Sewaren, N.J. Product and water is being recovered by vacuum trucks from the secondary containment area and pumped into a separate onsite storage tank. As of 4 p.m. November 2nd, the response organization has collected 273,462 gallons of oily water mixture. This material includes product transferred...

Coast Guard oversees clean up of Authur Kill oil spill

Coast Guard oversees clean up of Authur Kill oil spill
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard National Strike Force is overseeing clean up efforts at the Motiva petroleum terminals including its facility in Sewaren, N.J. The outcome of these assessments will determine the timeline for a return to operations. With regards to the Sewaren tank facility: Four diesel oil storage tanks were damaged, two of which are believed to have released some of their contents. ...