Coast Guard responding to reports of pollution in Charleston City, Bristol, and Ashley River Marinas

Coast Guard responding to reports of pollution in Charleston City, Bristol, and Ashley River Marinas
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard is responding to reports of pollution from an unknown source causing pools of thick, purple diesel-type product and sheens in the water at Bristol, Ashley River, and Charleston City Marinas Saturday night. Coast Guard pollution responders are currently on scene attempting to determine the amount and source of the pollution. The Coast Guard is responding to reports...

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for possible person in distress near Charleston

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for possible person in distress near Charleston
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Charleston, S.C., along with local search crews, are searching for a possible person in the water Tuesday morning, in the vicinity of the Charleston City Marina. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received a call at approximately 2:45 a.m., from a security guard at the marina who reported hearing a male voice cry, “Help”. Watchstanders...