Response continues to oil discharge offshore of Port Aransas, Texas

Response continues 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 from a barge three miles off the jetties of Port Aransas, Texas. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, and Bouchard Transportation representatives continue to respond to an oil discharge from a barge three miles off the jetties of Port Aransas,...

Response continues to oil discharge offshore of Port Aransas, Texas

Response continues 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 from a barge three miles off the jetties of Port Aransas, Texas Oct. 13, 2017. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, and Bouchard Transportation representatives continue to respond to an oil discharge from a barge three miles off the jetties...

Coast Guard, federal agencies continue to respond to offshore oil spill

Coast Guard, federal agencies continue to respond to offshore oil spill
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement continue to respond to an oil discharge from a damaged pipeline approximately 40 miles south east of Venice, Louisiana, Wednesday. The pipeline, which is operated by LLOG Exploration, was secured upon discovery of the leak. On Wednesday, LLOG reported a revised estimated volume of unaccounted-for oil to the Coast...

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to oil discharge near Brenton Sound, Louisiana

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to oil discharge near Brenton Sound, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are responding to an oil discharge on the Grand Bay Tank Battery 2 Facility near Breton Sound, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the National Response Center at 9:30 a.m. , Saturday that a storage tank barge owned by Lobo Operating Inc. overflowed causing a discharge of approximately 1,350 gallons of crude oil into Brenton...

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to oil discharge by vessel taking on water

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to oil discharge by vessel taking on water
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are responding to an oil discharge at mile marker 57 on the Lower Mississippi River near Belle Chasse, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 7:30 a.m. of a discharge of approximately 20 gallons of oil when the tug boat HALEY BROOKE began taking on water. The HALEY BROOKE has approximately 6,000 gallons of diesel onboard. Sector...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to pollution in Lake Union, Wash.

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to pollution in Lake Union, Wash.
Containment boom sits around a 90-foot vessel that discharged about 50 gallons of diesel fuel into the water at Lake Union Drydock, July 18, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. SEATTLE — Coast Guard and Washington Dept. of Ecology personnel are on scene responding to pollution from a vessel that was discharging diesel fuel in Lake Union, Tuesday. Responders from Incident Management Division in Seattle...

Coast Guard responding to oil discharge in New Orleans

Coast Guard responding to oil discharge in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is overseeing the clean up of approximately 900 gallons of waste lube-oil that discharged into the 17th Street Canal near Metairie, Louisiana, Wednesday. The Coast Guard received notification of an unknown substance later identified as waste lube oil in the 17th Street Canal, which leads to Lake Pontchartrain, at 10:22 a.m., Tuesday. Initial reports indicate the discharge...

Coast Guard, EPA respond to oil discharge in Lake Michigan from BP Whiting Refinery

Coast Guard, EPA respond to oil discharge in Lake Michigan from BP Whiting Refinery
WHITING, Ind. — The Coast Guard and the Environmental Protection Agency are responding to the report of an oil discharge into Lake Michigan from the BP Whiting Refinery in Whiting, Ind. The Coast Guard received a report Monday night from watchstanders the National Response Center of a sheen from an unknown substance discharging from an outflow adjacent to the refinery. Cleanup crews work to deploy...

Coast Guard continues to respond to oil discharge in upper Mississippi River

Coast Guard continues to respond to oil discharge in upper Mississippi River
ST. LOUIS — The Coast Guard, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife Services and local emergency crews continue to respond to oil discharged into the Mississippi River near LeClaire, Iowa from a partially submerged towboat. Due to a shift in weather Wednesday night, a sizable portion of oil escaped the containment area. The...