Coast Guard assist in containing potential pollution near Everett, Wash., boat launch

Coast Guard assist in containing potential pollution near Everett, Wash., boat launch
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard assist in containing potential pollution from a 67-foot pleasure craft that sank near the Everett, Wash., boat launch, Friday evening. While there is an estimated 100 gallons of diesel on board, no pollution has been reported at this time and Global Diving and Salvage has managed to completely boom off the vessel. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received...

Coast Guard coordinating pollution response to sunken vessel near Guemes Island, Wash.

Coast Guard coordinating pollution response to sunken vessel near Guemes Island, Wash.
SEATTLE ─ The Coast Guard, National Response Corporation Environmental Services, and Global Diving and Salvage, and Washington State Department of Ecology are coordinating the pollution mitigation and salvage of the 59-foot fishing vessel Clam Digger, today. An air crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, Wash., conducted an over flight this morning with no reports of sheen or pollution. Pending...

Coast Guard continues to monitor grounded vessel near Whidbey Island, Wash.

Coast Guard continues to monitor grounded vessel near Whidbey Island, Wash.
SEATTLE — The U.S. Coast Guard and Washington Department of Ecology continue to monitor a fishing vessel that ran aground near Lagoon Point on Whidbey Island, Wash., at about 4 a.m., Tuesday morning. The 97-foot fishing vessel Neahkahnie has about 9500 gallons of diesel fuel and oil onboard. There have been no reports of pollution or injuries. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Swordfish, an...

Coast Guard awards contract to eliminate pollution threat

VALDEZ, Alaska – The Coast Guard awarded a contract Monday to remove the source of pollution from the sunken landing craft Sound Developer in Cordova to Global Diving and Salvage, Inc. out of Anchorage and Seattle. The project involving the 117-foot landing craft is expected to begin in early November with an end goal of removing the pollution threat from the waterway. In order to do this, Global...