Unified command identifies oil, clean-up operations continue

Unified command identifies oil, clean-up operations continue
Coast Guard Petty Officer NiChelle Flynn and New York Department of Environmental Conservation environmental engineer Rick Lin patrol Breezy Point Beach Sunday, March 31, 2019, searching for tar balls. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicole J. Groll) NEW YORK – The Unified Command for the Goethals Oil Spill positively identified that tar balls recovered from Jacob Riis Park correlate...

Tracking mysterious oil in New Bedford Harbor

Tracking mysterious oil in New Bedford Harbor
Petty Officer 3rd Class John Northup takes a background sample in New Bedford Harbor, Massachusetts, Tuesday, May 16, 2017.   (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll) By Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll Home to Massachusetts’ historic whaling fleet and the largest fishing fleet in the country, New Bedford is also a popular New England tourist destination. Visitors...

Unified Command to conduct dye test on Potomac River oil sheen

Unified Command to conduct dye test on Potomac River oil sheen
Dan Rauch, a wildlife biologist with the Department of Energy and Environment, observes an oiled duck at Constitution Gardens in Washington. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Laurel Siegrist) BALTIMORE — The Unified Command is scheduled to conduct a dye test Monday in the Potomac River and Roaches Run Waterfowl Sanctuary near Arlington, Virginia, which may discolor portions of the...

Search continues for source of Potomac River oil sheen

Search continues for source of Potomac River oil sheen
Dan Rauch, a wildlife biologist observes an oiled duck at Constitution Gardens in Washington, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016.(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Laurel Siegrist) BALTIMORE — The Unified Command continues its search for the source of oil sheens Saturday in the Potomac River near Arlington, Virginia. “Responders have been on scene since daybreak and noticed the sheens have mostly...

Unified Command responds to Potomac River oil sheen

Unified Command responds to Potomac River oil sheen
Dan Rauch, a wildlife biologist with the Department of Energy and Environment, observes an oiled duck at Constitution Gardens in Washington, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Laurel Siegrist) BALTIMORE — The Unified Command continues to respond to reports of oil sheens Friday in the Potomac River near Arlington, Virginia. Containment boom and sorbent sweeps...

Coast Guard determines Cocoa Beach, Fla., tar balls not related to BP Deepwater oil spill

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard Marine Safety Laboratory in New London, Conn., has analyzed oil samples collected Wednesday from Cocoa Beach, Fla., and results confirm the samples do not match the BP Deepwater oil spill.