Coast Guard continues to oversee pollution response

Coast Guard continues to oversee pollution response
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Coast Guard pollution responders are continuing to respond to reports of pollution in Charleston City, Bristol and Ashley River marinas Sunday. Boaters reported pools of thick, purple diesel-type product pooling in the marinas Saturday evening. A decision was made late Saturday night to federalize the response in order to use the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund for cleanup, but...

Coast Guard contracts removal of fuel from sunken boat

Coast Guard contracts removal of fuel from sunken boat
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard contracted the removal of any fuel or hazardous substances that may be aboard the 65-foot motor vessel Wanderer Monday, after the vessel sank in the Intracoastal Waterway at Osprey Marina in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Saturday morning. Personnel at Coast Guard Sector Charleston were notified of the sunken vessel and directed pollution responders to investigate further. The...

Hilton Head pollution response update

Hilton Head pollution response update
HILTON HEAD, S.C. — Coast Guardsmen from Sector Charleston and Marine Safety Unit Savannah, Ga., continue working with local contractors in response to a diesel fuel sheen in the vicinity of Jarvis Creek, near Hilton Head Island, S.C., Wednesday. The sheen was initially reported to be in the vicinity of two grounded commercial fishing vessels, the Lady Essie and Dianie, which are partially submerged...

Coast Guard Continues Pollution Response in Hilton Head

Coast Guard Continues Pollution Response in Hilton Head
HILTON HEAD, S.C. — Coast Guardsmen from Sector Charleston and Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Savannah, Ga., continue working with local contractors in response to a diesel fuel sheen in the vicinity of Jarvis Creek, near Hilton Head Island, S.C., Saturday. The sheen was initially reported in the vicinity of two grounded commercial fishing vessels, the Lady Essie and Dianie, which are partially...