Unified Command responds to diesel spill in Sitka Sound

Unified Command responds to diesel spill in Sitka Sound
SITKA, Alaska — A Unified Command has been formed to respond to a release of diesel fuel from the Jarvis St. Power Plant over the weekend. Coast Guard Sector Juneau, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation pollution responders from Juneau and members of Coast Guard  Marine Safety Detachment Sitka are coordinating clean-up efforts with the City of Sitka, National Park Service and tribal...

Coast Guard continues to respond to diesel fuel spill near St. Louis

Coast Guard continues to respond to diesel fuel spill near St. Louis
HARTFORD, Ill.—The Coast Guard has re-opened the Mississippi River from MM 160 to MM 195, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River watchstanders were notified that an underwater pipeline ruptured at the Phillips 66-operated terminal rear MM 194 at 9:15 a.m., Friday. Personnel from the Coast Guard, Phillips 66 and oil spill response organizations are on scene doing shoreline assessments...

Coast Guard responding to diesel fuel spill near St. Louis

Coast Guard responding to diesel fuel spill near St. Louis
HARTFORD, Ill. — The Coast Guard in coordination with Phillips 66 is responding to a report of a diesel fuel spill in the Cahokia Canal in the upper Mississippi River, Friday. The Mississippi River is closed from MM 160 to MM 195. Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River watchstanders were notified that an underwater pipeline ruptured at the Phillips 66-operated terminal near MM 194 at 9:15 a.m....

Coast Guard contains diesel fuel spill originating from Cutter Mackinaw

Coast Guard contains diesel fuel spill originating from Cutter Mackinaw
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard has contained all spilled diesel fuel from the Tuesday discharge that occurred while Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw was taking on fuel in the vicinity of the Ambassador Bridge in the Detroit River. The deployed sorbent boom recovered all but a residual amount of diesel before the boom became frozen in the ice. Coast Guard Sector Detroit and Marine Pollution Control contracted...

Coast Guard crews responding to diesel spill near Walpole, Maine

Coast Guard crews responding to diesel spill near Walpole, Maine
BOSTON — Coast Guard crews are responding to a diesel fuel spill in the Damariscotta River near the village of Walpole, Maine, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England, Maine, received a report at approximately 8:40 a.m. of a 30-foot barge that had been damaged by ice and leaked approximately 100 gallons of diesel along the Damariscotta River. Responding to the spill are...

Coast Guard responds to diesel fuel spill originating from Cutter Mackinaw

Coast Guard responds to diesel fuel spill originating from Cutter Mackinaw
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard reported a diesel fuel discharge Tuesday afternoon from the Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw while the ship was taking on fuel in the Detroit River in the vicinity of the Ambassador Bridge. The crew immediately secured the source of fuel and conducted initial clean-up operations onboard. Crewmembers also deployed boom around the fuel to prevent further spread. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard oversees spill clean up in Brownsville Ship Channel

Coast Guard oversees spill clean up in Brownsville Ship Channel
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard is overseeing the cleanup of 500 gallons of diesel Monday, that spilled from a tugboat in the Brownsville Ship Channel near the turning basin. At approximately 3 a.m. Sunday morning, the Coast Guard received a report that an unknown amount of petroleum product had leaked near the turning basin. A Coast Guard pollution investigator determined that the tug...

Clean up of diesel fuel spill in Ventura Harbor continues

Clean up of diesel fuel spill in Ventura Harbor continues
LOS ANGELES – The Coast Guard, California Fish and Wildlife, local, and city officials continue to oversee clean up operations of an estimated 200-300 gallon diesel fuel spill that occurred Monday afternoon in Ventura Harbor, Calif. The commercial fishing vessel Royal Pacific allided with the fishing vessel Golden Eagle while shifting berths, puncturing a fuel tank on the starboard side. The source...

Coast Guard monitoring diesel spill in Ventura Harbor

Coast Guard monitoring diesel spill in Ventura Harbor
LOS ANGELES – The Coast Guard is monitoring clean up operations of a reported 300 gallon diesel fuel spill in Ventura Harbor, Calif., that occurred Monday afternoon around 1 p.m. A collision between two boats took place in the harbor causing the spill. The fuel leak was stopped shortly afterwards. The diesel fuel is being contained with boom while a commercial maritime crew begins conducts...