Coast Guard responding to sunken vessels, oil discharge

Coast Guard responding to sunken vessels, oil discharge
GREENUP, Ky. – The Coast Guard is responding to diesel fuel discharging from two sunken vessels on the Ohio River near Greenup, Kentucky. Personnel from Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Huntington are responding to conduct initial assessments of potential environmental and waterway impacts as well as determining how much oil is being discharged. The oil spill response organization, Clean Harbors, is...

Coast Guard responds to fuel discharge near Buffalo Bayou, Texas

Coast Guard responds to fuel discharge near Buffalo Bayou, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is responding to a diesel fuel spill near Buffalo Bayou, Wednesday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the captain of the dredge Susan Crosby that during a fuel transfer the vessel’s tank overflowed and released an estimated 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel into the Houston Ship Channel just north of City Dock 45. The source...

Coast Guard responds to diesel spill approximately 7 miles northwest of Key West

Coast Guard responds to diesel spill approximately 7 miles northwest of Key West
The fishing vessel, San Diego aground and discharging diesel in the Northwest Channel Jetty approximately 7 miles northwest of Key West, Oct. 2, 2018. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West launched a Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat—Medium crew who arrived on scene, embarked the four people that were aboard the vessel and determined the hull was breached causing pollution...

Unified Command established for diesel spill near Port Reading, N.J.

Unified Command established for diesel spill near Port Reading, N.J.
NEW YORK — A Unified Command has been established in response to a diesel fuel spill that occurred at the Buckeye Terminal in the Arthur Kill Waterway near Port Reading, New Jersey, Thursday night. Agencies represented in the Unified Command are the U.S. Coast Guard, Buckeye Terminal, New Jersey Department of Environment Protection, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, and the...

Coast Guard responding to diesel spill near Port Reading, N.J.

Coast Guard responding to diesel spill near Port Reading, N.J.
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard is responding to a diesel fuel spill that occurred in the Arthur Kill Waterway near Port Reading, New Jersey, Thursday night. At approximately 7:15 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York received a report of a diesel fuel spill during a product transfer at the Buckeye Terminal in Port Reading. Due to high winds and rain at the time of the incident, facility...

Coast Guard responds to fuel spill near Bayonne, New Jersey

Coast Guard responds to fuel spill near Bayonne, New Jersey
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a spill of marine diesel fuel at the APM Terminal in Bayonne, New Jersey, Wednesday afternoon. APM Terminal notified the National Response Center that the fuel spilled into Newark Bay while a ship was refueling pier-side at the terminal. The source of the spill has been secured and Coast Guard pollution responders are on scene. Commercial...

Diesel spill clean up complete near Reserve, Louisiana

Diesel spill clean up complete near Reserve, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard reports that clean-up operations for a 500-gallon diesel-fuel spill in the Mississippi River near Reserve, Louisiana, have been completed, Tuesday. Custom Fuel Services’ tank barge reportedly discharged 500 gallons of diesel into the Mississippi River during a diesel fuel transfer near mile marker 137 at approximately 5 p.m., Monday. Environmental Safety and Health...

Coast Guard monitors diesel spill near Reserve, Louisiana

Coast Guard monitors diesel spill near Reserve, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS— The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a 500-gallon diesel-fuel spill in the Mississippi River near Reserve, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 5:00 p.m. that Custom Fuel Services’ tank barge reportedly discharged 500 gallons of diesel into the Mississippi River during a diesel fuel transfer near mile marker...

Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office responding to diesel spill near South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office responding to diesel spill near South Padre Island, Texas
A Coast Guard law enforcement boat enforces a safety zone as Miller Environmental response crews use absorbent pads and absorbent boom to collect diesel from the Port Isabel Channel in Texas, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick. PORT ISABEL, Texas — Response workers were able to recover more than 2,000 gallons of diesel through the night and...