Coast Guard, state agencies responding to oil discharge in North Pass, Louisiana

Coast Guard, state agencies responding to oil discharge in North Pass, Louisiana
The Coast Guard and state agencies are continuing to respond to an oil discharge in North Pass, Louisiana, October 9, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/released) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and state agencies are continuing to respond to an oil discharge in North Pass, Louisiana. The Coast Guard Sector New Orleans Incident Management Division received a report at 8:20 a.m. Monday of oil...

Coast Guard schedules in-situ burn for oil discharge in Cox Bay

Coast Guard schedules in-situ burn for oil discharge in Cox Bay
A unified command consisting of the Coast Guard, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office, and Time Energy LLC has scheduled an in-situ burn to mitigate the impact of an oil discharge near Cox Bay, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Devin McMahan) NEW ORLEANS — The unified command for the oil discharge in Cox Bay, Louisiana, is scheduled, weather dependent, to conduct...

Unified Command continues Arthur Kill Waterway cleanup

Unified Command continues Arthur Kill Waterway cleanup
Crew members from Miller Environmental Group Inc. conduct a shore cleanup Monday, April 1, 2019, at Jacob Riis Park Beach in New York.  (U.S Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson) NEW YORK – The Unified Command continues to respond to an oil discharge, which occurred in the Arthur Kill Waterway on Thursday. The Unified Command deployed personnel and assets today to perform...

Coast Guard commences operations to contain offshore platform oil discharge

Coast Guard commences operations to contain offshore platform oil discharge
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has partially assumed federal control of response operations to contain an oil discharge from the site of the collapsed Mississippi Canyon Block 20 (MC20) offshore platform 11 miles south of the mouth of the Mississippi River. Under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, the Coast Guard will access the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund and assume authority for containing...

Response continues for Rattle Snake Bayou oil release

Response continues for Rattle Snake Bayou oil release
Coast Guard Sector New Orleans is continuing to respond to an active oil discharge near Port Sulphur, Louisiana, December 10, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo NEW ORLEANS – Coast Guard Sector New Orleans continues to respond to a well discharging a mixture of crude oil, gas, and water near Port Sulphur, Louisiana, Monday. A Unified Command has been established consisting of the Coast Guard, Hilcorp,...

Coast Guard responding to oil discharge in Rattle Snake Bayou

Coast Guard responding to oil discharge in Rattle Snake Bayou
The Coast Guard is responding to an oil discharge in Rattle Snake Bayou, southwest of Port Sulphur, Louisiana, December 9, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to an oil discharge near Port Sulphur, Louisiana, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the National Response Center that a crude oil well in Rattle Snake Bayou,...

Coast Guard responding to sunken vessel on lower Mississippi River

Coast Guard responding to sunken vessel on lower Mississippi River
Uninspected towing vessel Virginia Renee sunk at its mooring at Hickman Landing. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Coast Guard is responding to a sunken vessel discharging oil near mile marker 823 on the lower Mississippi River near Blytheville, Arkansas, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River watchstanders were notified by Terral River Service at 5:35 a.m. of the uninspected...

Coast Guard continues responding to sunken vessel, oil discharge

Coast Guard continues responding to sunken vessel, oil discharge
Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Huntington members responding to a sunken vessel with reports of discharging product near mile marker 8 on the Big Sandy River near Butler, West Virginia. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard, West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection and Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection continue response efforts with the sunken...

Coast Guard responding to sunken vessel, oil discharge

Coast Guard responding to sunken vessel, oil discharge
Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Huntington members are responding to a sunken vessel with reports of discharging product near mile marker 8 on the Big Sandy River near Butler, West Virginia, January 10, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a sunken vessel discharging oil near mile marker 8 on the Big Sandy River near Butler, West Virginia, Wednesday. Coast...