Coast Guard to conduct oil spill response test burns in Mobile Bay

Coast Guard to conduct oil spill response test burns in Mobile Bay
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard Research and Development Center, in conjunction with the Naval Research Laboratory, Joint Maritime Test Facility, Bureau of Safety of Environmental Enforcement and other Federal, State, and local stakeholders, will be conducting a series of controlled test burns of crude oil at Little Sand Island in Mobile Bay, during the week of October 17, 2016. These pre-planned burns...

Coast Guard Cutter Polar Sea returns from Arctic deployment

SEATTLE – The crew aboard Coast Guard Cutter Polar Sea is scheduled to return to their homeport here Thursday, after a three-month Arctic deployment.

Coast Guard, others rescue 3 in Potomac River

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard along boat crews from Washington, D.C. Fire Department, D.C. Police Department, Prince George County Police Department and Alexandria Fire Department rescued three people from a boat in the Potomac River near the Naval Research Laboratory Sunday.