Unified Command established for diesel spill near Port Reading, N.J.

Unified Command established for diesel spill near Port Reading, N.J.
NEW YORK — A Unified Command has been established in response to a diesel fuel spill that occurred at the Buckeye Terminal in the Arthur Kill Waterway near Port Reading, New Jersey, Thursday night. Agencies represented in the Unified Command are the U.S. Coast Guard, Buckeye Terminal, New Jersey Department of Environment Protection, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, and the...

Coast Guard, N.J. State Police enforce safety zone around entangled whale in Raritan Bay

Coast Guard, N.J. State Police enforce safety zone around entangled whale in Raritan Bay
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll NEW YORK – The Coast Guard received a report from a Good Samaritan of a possible entangled whale near Raritan Bay, New Jersey, Saturday. A boarding team from Coast Guard Station New York aboard a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) boat first arrived on scene to obtain situational...