Coast Guard closes all ports in Southeastern New England

WOODS HOLE, Mass. – The Coast Guard has closed all ports in southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island due to Hurricane Earl.

Coast Guard hosts maritime security and pollution response exercise

Providence, R.I. – The Coast Guard sponsored an exercise in Providence today for more than 30 federal, state and local agencies, and about a dozen private companies to discuss how they would respond to a terrorist attack and subsequent hazardous materials release in the port of Providence.