Different tactics, but Deepwater Horizon Response is far from complete

Different tactics, but Deepwater Horizon Response is far from complete
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard federal on-scene coordinator (FOSC) for the Deepwater Horizon Response completed the transition to the “Middle Response” (“Middle R”) process Tuesday and opened active National Response Center (NRC) cases for three miles of coastline in Louisiana. “Our response posture has evolved to target re-oiling events on coastline segments that were previously cleaned,”...

Coast Guard to welcome back Maine Responder from Deepwater Horizon Response

PORTLAND, Maine – The Coast Guard will welcome back the Maine Responder, a 208-foot oil spill response vessel, from their deployment to the Gulf of Mexico in support of the Deepwater Horizon response, to Portland, Maine, Sept. 30, 2010. The Maine Responder is operated by the Marine Spill Response Corporation (MSRC). MSRC is a long-time member of the Maine and New Hampshire Area Maritime Committee,...

Coast Guard Capt. James Hanzalik Replaces Capt. Roger Laferriere as Incident Commander for Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS- Capt. Roger Laferriere, Louisiana Incident Commander for the Deepwater Horizon Response, has returned to California to resume his role as Commander of Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach after a 60-day deployment. Capt. James Hanzalik, the 8th District Chief of Response has assumed the role of Incident Commander.