Coast Guard responding to reports of oil on Delaware beaches

Coast Guard  responding to reports of oil on Delaware beaches
DEWEY BEACH, Del. — The Coast Guard and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control responded to a report of oil on Towers Beach, Wednesday. The oiled debris was first reported Monday evening. Ten contractors from Lewis Environmental were dispatched to clean the oily debris with oversight from Coast Guard and DNREC personnel. Cleanup efforts were completed today. Approximately...

Coast Guard, DNREC recover 55 tons of oiled debris

Coast Guard, DNREC recover 55 tons of oiled debris
Coast Guard and Delaware Department at of Natural Resources and Environmental Control officials prepare a situation brief for Delaware Gov. John Carney the Incident Command Post in Slaughter Beach, Delaware, Oct. 23, 2020.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Lehmann. MILFORD, Del. — The cleanup of an oil spill from an unknown source continues Monday, one week after oil patties...

Coast Guard overseeing cleanup of oil patties on Broadkill Beach, Delaware

Coast Guard overseeing cleanup of oil patties on Broadkill Beach, Delaware
Petty Officer 3rd Class Danielle Nelson, a marine science technician at Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Lewes in Lewes, Del., tracks cleanup efforts of oil patties that washed ashore on Broadkill Beach, Delaware, Oct. 20, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Nicholas Fegley) BROADKILL BEACH, Del. — The Coast Guard, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control...