Coast Guard responding to sunken vessel on lower Mississippi River

Coast Guard responding to sunken vessel on lower Mississippi River
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); 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...

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...

Coast Guard continues response to oil discharge near Pointe à la Hache

Coast Guard continues response to oil discharge near Pointe à la Hache
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and state agencies are continuing to respond to an oil discharge from a hole in a pipeline in a marsh area near Pointe à la Hache, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans’ Incident Management Division reports the in-situ burn was conducted Friday from 12 p.m. to 3:40 p.m. Air monitoring was conducted and the results showed no level of concern. The IMD is scheduled...

Coast Guard continues response to oil discharge near Pointe à la Hache

Coast Guard continues response to oil discharge near Pointe à la Hache
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and state agencies are continuing to respond to an oil discharge from a hole in a pipeline in a marsh area near Pointe à la Hache, Louisiana, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans Incident Management Division reports approximately 1,260 gallons of product have been recovered through the use of boom, sorbent pads, drum skimmer package, and rope-mope skimmer package An...

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge near Pointe à la Hache

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge near Pointe à la Hache
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of an approximately 504-gallon oil discharge from a hole in a pipeline in a marsh area near Pointe à la Hache, Louisiana, Wednesday. The source of the discharge is secured. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received the report of the discharge at 2:40 p.m. OMI Environmental Solutions, an oil spill response organization, is on...

Unified Command completes response to oil discharged offshore of Port Aransas, Texas

Unified Command completes response to oil discharged offshore of Port Aransas, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, and Bouchard Transportation representatives have completed the response to the oil discharged from a barge three miles off the jetties of Port Aransas, Texas. Beach assessment and cleanup teams have finished removing the oil that impacted the shorelines of Mustang Island, North Padre Island and Corpus Christ Bay Islands. “The...

Coast Guard closes waterway on south branch of Chicago River

Coast Guard closes waterway on south branch of Chicago River
Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan established a safety zone near the south branch of the Chicago River following an oil discharge from an unknown source, Oct. 26, 2017. CHICAGO — The U.S. Coast Guard has closed off access to a waterway extending from the south branch of the Chicago River known as Bubbly Creek after a reported oil discharge, Thursday. Representatives from Coast Guard Marine Safety...

Unified Command continues to respond to oil discharge offshore of Port Aransas, Texas

Unified Command continues to respond to oil discharge offshore of Port Aransas, Texas
The Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, and Bouchard Transportation representatives continue to respond to an oil discharge that occurred three miles off the jetties of Port Aransas, Texas Oct. 25, 2017. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, and Bouchard Transportation representatives continue to respond to an oil discharge that occurred three miles off the jetties...