Unified Command completes response to oil discharged offshore of Port Aransas, Texas

Unified Command completes response to oil discharged offshore of Port Aransas, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, and Bouchard Transportation representatives have completed the response to the oil discharged from a barge three miles off the jetties of Port Aransas, Texas. Beach assessment and cleanup teams have finished removing the oil that impacted the shorelines of Mustang Island, North Padre Island and Corpus Christ Bay Islands. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Unified Command continues to respond to oil discharge offshore of Port Aransas, Texas

Unified Command continues to respond to oil discharge offshore of Port Aransas, Texas
The Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, and Bouchard Transportation representatives continue to respond to an oil discharge that occurred three miles off the jetties of Port Aransas, Texas Oct. 25, 2017. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, and Bouchard Transportation representatives continue to respond to an oil discharge that occurred three miles off the jetties...

Response continues to oil discharge offshore of Port Aransas, Texas

Response continues to oil discharge offshore of Port Aransas, Texas
The Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, and Bouchard Transportation representatives continue to respond to an oil discharge from a barge three miles off the jetties of Port Aransas, Texas. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, and Bouchard Transportation representatives continue to respond to an oil discharge from a barge three miles off the jetties of Port Aransas,...

Coast Guard responds with unified command to oil discharge in Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard responds with unified command to oil discharge in Port Aransas, Texas
The Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, and Bouchard Transportation representatives continue to respond to an oil discharge from a barge that caught fire and was extinguished on Friday three miles off the jetties of Port Aransas, Texas. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, and Bouchard Transportation representatives continued to respond Sunday to an oil discharge...

Coast Guard medevacs man from grounded sailboat

Coast Guard medevacs man from grounded sailboat
A sailboat sits grounded on Mustang Island, about 5 miles south of Port Aransas, Texas, after the owner was medevaced for facial injuries Feb. 24, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jonathan Alexander. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard located and rescued an injured man after a mayday call was received from his grounded sailboat on Mustang Island, about 5 miles south...

Coast Guard, local responders rescue 2 near Packery Channel

Coast Guard, local responders rescue 2 near Packery Channel
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Coast Guard helicopter crew and the Flour Bluff Fire Department rescued two people who ran aground on their jet ski near Packery Channel this evening. At approximately 7 p.m. Sunday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi received a phone call from a man and woman who ran their jet ski aground near Packery Channel. With air and water temperatures dropping and...

Response efforts continue on South Matagorda Island, Mustang Island and Padre Island National Seashore

Response efforts continue on South Matagorda Island, Mustang Island and Padre Island National Seashore
PORT O’CONNOR, Texas —  On Thursday evening members of the Unified Command met with residents of Calhoun County to update the community on progress of the spill response and to address any issues of concern. Incident Commander Randal S. Ogryzdiak, Jimmy Martinez of the Texas General Land Office, and Jim Guidry, Vice-President of Kirby Inland Marine, Dr. Jonathan Huss of the Texas Department of...

Reponse efforts continue on South Matagorda Island, Mustang island and Padre Island National Seashore

Reponse efforts continue on South Matagorda Island, Mustang island and Padre Island National Seashore
PORT O’CONNOR, Texas — More than 465 response contractors continued work today along the shores of Mustang and South Matagorda Islands and Padre Island National Seashore, employing conventional clean-up methods with rakes, shovels and buckets. A 9-mile stretch of shoreline along Matagorda Island is a primary emphasis of these crews today. “Federal and state wildlife agencies continue to be focused...

Matagorda Bay command post responds to sightings of oil near North Padre Island and Mustang Island

Matagorda Bay command post responds to sightings of oil near North Padre Island and Mustang Island
PORT O’CONNOR, Texas — Cleanup and response teams from the Matagorda Bay Incident Command Post are responding to sightings of oil near North Padre Island and along sporadic portions of Mustang Island in Corpus Christi Sunday. County and local government agencies were notified of the sightings, which were first observed through overflights conducted by Texas General Land Office and U.S. Coast...