Coast Guard Clears Vessel from Goethals Oil Spill to Depart NYC

Coast Guard Clears Vessel from Goethals Oil Spill to Depart NYC
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard cleared the Dublin Express for departure from New York Container Terminal in Staten Island Thursday morning. The departure was approved following completion of repairs and cleaning of the vessel. The Unified Command, consisting of state and federal agencies and the responsible party, will continue cleanup operations until all impacted parts of the Arthur Kill Waterway...

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...

Unified Command continues oil spill response on Arthur Kill waterway

Unified Command continues oil spill response on Arthur Kill waterway
Capt. Jason Tama, commander Coast Guard Sector New York and the Captain of the Port of New York and New Jersey, assesses the clean up operations of an oil spill in the Arthur Kill waterway in Staten Island, March 29, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Cmdr. Nicholette Vaughan) NEW YORK – Unified Command members continue their response to an oil spill that occurred on the Arthur Kill waterway Thursday...