Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Gaithersburg, Md

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Gaithersburg, Md
BALTIMORE — Coast Guard and local agencies are responding to an oil spill in the Cabin Branch waterway, a tributary of the Patapsco River, northwest of Gaithersburg, Maryland, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a National Response Center report at 11:40 a.m., stating that approximately 10 gallons of diesel fuel had leaked from a transfer line owned...

Coast Guard, partner agencies manage oil clean up in Dagsboro, Del

Coast Guard, partner agencies manage oil clean up in Dagsboro, Del
DAGSBORO, Del. — The Coast Guard, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and Environmental Protection Agency are managing clean up efforts from an oil discharge, Wednesday, at the NRG Indian River Power Plant in Dagsboro. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a National Response Center report of approximately 30,000 gallons of #2 fuel oil discharged...

Coast Guard responds to unknown oil discharge source in San Juan Harbor

Coast Guard responds to unknown oil discharge source in San Juan Harbor
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Incident Management personnel from Coast Guard Sector San Juan are responding to an active oil discharge from an unknown source that is affecting piers four through six in San Juan Harbor and the proximate storm drainage system on land. Coast Guard Incident Management Division personnel are monitoring the oil discharged within the storm drain system, which is being contained...

Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts

Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts
Lt. j.g. Nathaniel Sudkamp and Lt. j.g. Jacob Quesnell discuss the salvage plans for crew boats and fleet barges on the Mississippi River with Randy Bullard, a certified marine surveyor, in Ama, Louisiana.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continues to assess the damage and environmental threats across Southeast Louisiana Tuesday, post-Hurricane Ida. The Coast Guard is receiving...

Coast Guard responds to black oil found near Back Bay, Miss.

Coast Guard responds to black oil found near Back Bay, Miss.
NEW ORLEANS – Members of Coast Guard Sector Mobile’s Incident Management Division responded to a report Sunday of black oil found near Back Bay in Biloxi, Mississippi. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report at approximately 10:30 a.m. of a discharge of black oil-bilge slop in a highly sensitive environmental area of Back Bay near Biloxi. Members of the Sector Mobile Incident...

Coast Guard investigates tug boat pier allision in Culebra, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard investigates tug boat pier allision in Culebra, Puerto Rico
The tug boat Don Jaime and the deck barge Marilin H at the Ensenada Honda docking pier in Culebra, Puerto Rico April 21, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard marine and facility inspectors are in Culebra Island, Puerto Rico Wednesday conducting a preliminary assessment part of a marine casualty investigation into a reported pier allision and vessel grounding involving...

Coast Guard responds to major marine casualty near Puerto Rico

Coast Guard responds to major marine casualty near Puerto Rico
A sheen appears, Dec. 24, 2020, south of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard responded to a marine casualty Thursday south of Puerto Rico. Sector San Juan watchstanders received a mayday call from the 112-foot tugboat Proassist III crew stating they were taking on water with three people aboard approximately two miles south of Yabucoa Harbor, Puerto...

Coast Guard responds to hydraulic oil spill in Womens Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard responds to hydraulic oil spill in Womens Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Spar file photo by Chief Warrant Officer Marcus Trapp. KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a discharge of hydraulic oil from Coast Guard Cutter Spar Saturday in Womens Bay, Kodiak, Alaska. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage Incident Management Division and Marine Safety Detachment (MSD) Kodiak personnel are monitoring the cleanup which has been contracted to...

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...