Coast Guard assists in pollution response at former English Station power plant site

Coast Guard assists in pollution response at former English Station power plant site
New Haven, Conn. – The Coast Guard is assisting with the cleanup and mitigation of potentially hazardous substances on the Mill River near the English Station. On Sept. 15, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) contacted Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound and requested assistance in assessing and responding to the potential release of hazardous materials into...

Coast Guard terminates vessel voyage for safety issues

NEW YORK – A boarding team from Coast Guard Station New Haven, Conn., terminated a vessel voyage in the waters south of Sachem Head, near Guilford, Conn., today. While conducting a joint agency operation with the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), a boarding team comprised of Coast Guard and DEEP personnel noted three violations: the 40-foot fishing vessel was missing...