Unified Command surveys ESS Pursuit catch for sulfur mustard

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. – The Unified Command in New Bedford is surveying 504,000 pounds of clams for ordnance and traces of sulfur mustard, Saturday, at the Sea Watch International seafood processing facility where the catch has been isolated since Monday.

Unified Command approves decontamination plan of ESS Pursuit

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. – The Unified Command in New Bedford has developed a strategy to remediate the sulfur mustard contamination of the fishing vessel ESS Pursuit starting today.

Fishing Boat Ordered to Return to Port After Exposure to Hazardous Substance

BOSTON – The Coast Guard has issued a captain of the port order Monday to the fishing vessel ESS PURSUIT to return to port after two of their crewmembers were taken to a local hospital and treated for symptoms of exposure to a hazardous/chemical substance.