Coast Guard responds to sewage release from Coast Guard Station South Portland

Coast Guard responds to sewage release from Coast Guard Station South Portland
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is working with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection after a release of an estimated 1,500 gallons of untreated sewage from Coast Guard Station South Portland, Maine, into the Fore River. A local contractor damaged the sewage pipe during a base construction project. The Maine DEP was notified of the incident and responded to evaluate the situation. The source...

Coast Guard, locals respond to report of oil spill in Fore River, Maine

Coast Guard, locals respond to report of oil spill in Fore River, Maine
BOSTON – The Coast Guard, Maine Department of Environmental Protection and local fire departments are responding to an oil spill in the Fore River in Maine. According to initial reports, the cause of the spill was a car accident involving an overturned tank truck carrying diesel fuel near Exit 4 on Interstate I-295. Pollution responders from Coast Guard Station South Portland and Coast Guard Sector...