Coast Guard, Federal and State partners mitigate pollution in Carteret County, N.C.

Coast Guard, Federal and State partners mitigate pollution in Carteret County, N.C.
Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Brian O’Neil, a marine science technician assigned to Sector Key West, and Brandon Bonner, a wildlife officer with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, stand ashore to supervise the process of removing hazardous materials from a nearby vessel that was displaced onto an environmentally-sensitive area, Atlantic Beach, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018.  (U.S....

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 establishes Unified Command to respond to spill in Straits of Mackinac

Coast Guard establishes Unified Command to respond to spill in Straits of Mackinac
MACKINAW CITY, Mich. — A Unified Command has been established in response to a mineral oil release from a utility line in the Straits of Mackinac, Monday. The Coast Guard established the Unified Command comprised of Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, county emergency managers, local tribes, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife, Environmental...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to utility line leak in Straits of Mackinac

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to utility line leak in Straits of Mackinac
SAULT STE MARIE, Mich. — The Coast Guard, in coordination with local, state and federal partners, is working with the American Transmission Company to respond to a leak from a utility line in the Straits of Mackinac, approximately two miles west of the Mackinac Bridge. The Coast Guard received notification that an electrical line cased with mineral oil might be leaking into the Straits of Mackinac...

Process continues for removal of vessels displaced in Puerto Rico by Hurricane Maria

Process continues for removal of vessels displaced in Puerto Rico by Hurricane Maria
U.S. Coast Guard Lieutenant Commander Lee Trevino (second from right) reviews the vessel identification process to Nilda Jiminez (center in group), Department of Natural and Environmental Resources Incident Commander for Maria ESF-10 PR, before affixing a sticker to an impacted vessel in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Oct. 28 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Thomas McKenzie SAN JUAN – Vessel...

SF-10 Completes Swamp Fox Removal on Trout River

SF-10 Completes Swamp Fox Removal on Trout River
Pollution containment boom surrounds the fishing vessel Swamp Fox on the Trout River in Jacksonville, Fla., Oct. 27, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Himes. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Response crews have completed removal operations of the 68-foot fishing vessel Swamp Fox, which was displaced and partially submerged on the Trout River during Hurricane Irma. Unified Command...

Emergency Support Function 10 Florida establishes hotline for owners of displaced vessels

Emergency Support Function 10 Florida establishes hotline for owners of displaced vessels
Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Erin O’Shea and Randy Runnels, Preserves Manager for Florida Department of Environmental Protection, work together to pinpoint the exact GPS location and identification for a sunken vessel, near Ward Island, Florida, Pinellas County, October 7, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Romero. MIAMI — The Emergency Support Function 10...

Joint response to pollution threats from Hurricane Irma continues across Florida

Joint response to pollution threats from Hurricane Irma continues across Florida
Lt. j.g. Samantha Cardoza discusses on-going assessment operations with Terry Tanner of the Environmental Protection Agency while Petty Officer 1st class Brian Moehler places an Assessment Sticker on the hull of a displaced vessel on the northern shore of Key West, Florida, Oct. 2, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class David Weydert.   Terry Tanner of the Environmental Protection...

Coast Guard to conduct pollution removal operations on the Spirit of Sacramento

Coast Guard to conduct pollution removal operations on the Spirit of Sacramento
The tug Amy Elise pushes the Spirit of Sacramento through the water Sept. 30, 2016, near Sausalito, Calif.   U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Josh Lane. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard, California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Office of Spill Prevention and Response, Army Corps of Engineers and other partner agencies are preparing Friday to remove pollution from a vessel...