Straits of Mackinac mineral oil leak response continues

Straits of Mackinac mineral oil leak response continues
MACKINAW CITY, Mich. – The Unified Command, comprised of the Coast Guard, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, a representative of numerous Michigan tribes, and the responsible party, the American Transmission Company, are working with several other federal, state, and local agencies to continue to oversee the response to the mineral oil spill from two utility cables in the Straits of Mackinac...

Multi-agency HAZMAT release, oil spill response preparedness meeting held in Myrtle Beach

Multi-agency HAZMAT release, oil spill response preparedness meeting held in Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach, S.C. — Representatives from county emergency management agencies, oil spill response organizations, state on-scene coordinators, universities and multiple federal agencies came together in Myrtle Beach for a semi-annual Regional Response Team meeting for FEMA Region IV Tuesday through Thursday. The meeting, mandated under the National Contingency Plan, is intended to strengthen the...