Coast Guard, other agencies continue response to crude oil spill near Lake Grande Ecaille

Coast Guard, other agencies continue response to crude oil spill near Lake Grande Ecaille
Response crews evaluate affected areas after an approximate 4,200-gallon crude oil discharge near Lake Grande Ecaille, July 26, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Coast Guard Sector New Orleans NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and other agencies are continuing to respond to a crude oil spill, Tuesday, that reportedly discharged from an abandoned flow line near Lake Grande Ecaille. An estimated 4,200...

Coast Guard, other agencies respond to oil spill near Lake Grande Ecaille

Coast Guard, other agencies respond to oil spill near Lake Grande Ecaille
Two vessels from Environmental Safety and Health deploy boom, July 25, 2016, in response to an estimated 4,200-gallon discharge of crude oil near Lake Grande Ecaille.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and other agencies are responding to a crude oil spill that reportedly discharged from an abandoned flow line near Lake Grande Ecaille,...

Coast Guard responding to oil spill in Delaware River

Coast Guard responding to oil spill in Delaware River
PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard is responding to a crude oil spill in the Delaware River Monday. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders received notification of the spill at approximately 1 p.m. Monday after the National Response Center relayed an estimated 1,000 gallons of crude oil spilled into the Delaware River near Monroe Energy LLC, located about one mile south of the Commodore Barry...

Coast Guard overseeing oil spill cleanup in Delaware River

Coast Guard overseeing oil spill cleanup in Delaware River
PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard is overseeing the cleanup of an estimated 200 gallons of crude oil Friday after a valve on a pipe leaked at the Sunoco Logistics Terminal Facility in Fort Mifflin Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders received notification of the spill at approximately 2 p.m. Thursday after the National Response Center relayed that a pipe broke and an estimated 2,000...

Cleanup operations for oil spill on lower Mississippi River complete

Cleanup operations for oil spill on lower Mississippi River complete
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard completed cleanup operations of the oil spill near Vicksburg, Miss., Wednesday. After extensive shoreline assessments and subsequent clean up actions the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, the Mississippi DEQ and the Coast Guard have deemed the cleanup complete. Agencies will continue to monitor for any environmental impacts from this spill. During the course...

Coast Guard continues response to crude oil spill near Vicksburg

Coast Guard continues response to crude oil spill near Vicksburg
VICKSBURG, Miss. — The unified command continues to respond to a crude oil spill in the lower Mississippi River near mile marker 436 in Vicksburg, Miss., Thursday. At 10:05 a.m. today response crews removed fuel from the damaged barge MOC-12 after reconfiguring oil-pump equipment.  Following completion of the oil removal operations the damaged barge will be inspected and prepared for transit to...

Coast Guard continues response to crude oil spill near Vicksburg

Coast Guard continues response to crude oil spill near Vicksburg
VICKSBURG, Miss. — The unified command continues to respond to a crude oil spill in the lower Mississippi River near mile marker 436 in Vicksburg, Miss., Wednesday. At approximately 2:30 p.m. the tow-barge that is on scene started removing fuel from the damaged barge MOC-12. The damaged barge will be inspected and prepared for transit to a maritime facility nearby Vicksburg after oil removal operations...

Coast Guard continues response to crude oil spill near Vicksburg

Coast Guard continues response to crude oil spill near Vicksburg
NEW ORLEANS — The unified command continues to respond to a crude oil spill in the lower Mississippi River near mile marker 436 in Vicksburg, Miss., Tuesday. A lightering and salvage plan has been approved and multiple response crews have been dispatched to begin removing oil from the damaged barge. Response crews have deployed 2,800-feet of boom to contain the source of the oil leak. Skimming vessels...

Coast Guard continues response to report of crude oil in Mississippi River

Coast Guard continues response to report of crude oil in Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS – The unified command continues to respond to a crude oil spill in the lower Mississippi River near mile marker 434 in Vicksburg, Miss., Monday. Tank soundings indicated that the barge is still leaking product into the waterway. Containment boom has been deployed around the area at the leak and skimmers are being used to recover product. Personnel from Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi...