Coast Guard works with Florida to remove oil from Gulf Islands National Seashore

Coast Guard works with Florida to remove oil from Gulf Islands National Seashore
The Coast Guard coordinated efforts to remove weathered oil, discovered after Hurricane Sally, from a half-mile area of Johnson Beach, Florida, Oct. 15, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ed Wargo. MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard federal on scene coordinator and the state on scene coordinator from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, in consultation with Federal...

Crews focus on pollution cleanup, salvage operations

Crews focus on pollution cleanup, salvage operations
Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Jeremy Thomas oversees cleanup efforts at Joe Patti Seafood Marina following storm damage caused by Hurricane Sally, Sept. 26, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nathan Cox) MOBILE, Ala. — Coast Guard Sector Mobile Hurricane Sally response operations transitioned to a maritime environmental response Tuesday focusing on pollution cleanup and salvage...