Coast Guard issues safety zone on Ohio River for Cincinnati Riverfest 2019

Coast Guard issues safety zone on Ohio River for Cincinnati Riverfest 2019
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard will issue a safety zone on the Ohio River for the annual Riverfest event near Cincinnati, Ohio, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley will enforce a safety zone which will result in a temporary river closure to all vessel traffic from mile marker 469.2 (slightly upstream from the I-471 “Big Mac” bridge) to mile marker 470.5 (Roebling Suspension Bridge) on the Ohio...

Coast Guard responding to oil release in Black River in Lorain, Ohio

Coast Guard responding to oil release in Black River in Lorain, Ohio
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of an oil sheen due to a petroleum product being released into the Black River in Lorain, Ohio, Tuesday. The total amount released is estimated at 20 gallons of mixed petroleum products, which includes hydraulic and waste oils. The Coast Guard was notified of the release at Republic Steel by the National Response Center shortly after 10 a.m. The...

Coast Guard medically evacuates woman from Put-in-Bay, Ohio

USCG file photoCLEVELAND – A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Detroit medically evacuated an 84-year-old woman, who was reportedly experiencing shortness of breath, from Put-in-Bay, Ohio, Thursday evening. The Coast Guard was notified by Put-in-Bay Emergency Medical Services as to the woman’s condition. Coast Guard Station Marblehead was unable to launch because of weather limitations,...