Coast Guard responds to diesel spill near Paducah, Kentucky

Coast Guard responds to diesel spill near Paducah, Kentucky
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is responding to a diesel oil spill in the Tennessee River near Paducah, Kentucky, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley received a report at 8:27 a.m. that the vessel Patricia I. Hart, while being transported by an assist tug to a dry dock, hit a pier at James Marine Inc., at mile marker 4.5 on the Tennessee River. The pier cut a small gash in the...

Buckeye Terminal re-opens after diesel spill near Port Reading

Buckeye Terminal re-opens after diesel spill near Port Reading
The Buckeye Terminal in the Arthur Kill Waterway near Port Reading, New Jersey re-opened Thursday, September 13, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW YORK – The Buckeye Terminal is now fully operational with the opening of the south dock Thursday afternoon following a diesel oil spill that occurred Sept. 6. The Unified Command that was established in response to the oil spill is now stood down as...

Stephen L. Colby Response salvage, cleanup operations continue

Stephen L. Colby Response salvage, cleanup operations continue
LECLAIRE, Iowa – Salvage, cleanup and environmental protection efforts continue in response to the sunken towboat Stephen L. Colby on the Mississippi River near LeClaire, Iowa, Tuesday. A unified command consisting of the Coast Guard, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and local and industry representatives is working closely with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...