Coast Guard issues Administrative Order to Lower Kuskokwin School District

Coast Guard issues Administrative Order to Lower Kuskokwin School District
The Napakiak School fuel storage facility sits 76 feet from the riverbank’s erosion point, along the Kuskokwin River in Alaska, Aug. 16, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard has issued an Administrative Order to the Lower Kuskokwim School District (LKSD) to remove all fuel oils from the Napakiak School fuel storage facility by Aug. 30. The fuel storage facility...

Response crews prepare Jireh for final removal from Mona Island

Response crews prepare Jireh for final removal from Mona Island
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Response crews continue to prepare the grounded freighter Jireh for final removal and disposal scheduled for Thursday from Mona Island, Puerto Rico. The Jireh is to be refloated and towed to a predetermined disposal site for sinking at a minimum depth of 600 feet. As of Tuesday, response crews have removed approximately 110 tons of steel from the vessel. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard issues Notice of Federal Interest to Transocean Holdings, LLC

NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port for Morgan City, La., issued a Notice of Federal Interest to Transocean Holdings, LLC, Tuesday. A series of sheen sightings in the area of Mississippi Canyon block 252 indicate the possibility of a release from the riser pipe or other debris on the ocean floor from the April 20, 2010, Deepwater Horizon incident. Recent ROV video footage of the...

Maritime Security and Pollution Response Exercise Scheduled for Narragansett Bay

PROVIDENCE, RI – U.S. Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England in partnership with over 30 federal, State, and local agencies, as well as approximately a dozen private companies and non-government organizations, is sponsoring an emergency response exercise on and around Narragansett Bay, R.I., May 3 through May 5, 2010.

Coast Guard announces interim rule increasing limits of liability under Oil Pollution Act of 1990

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard announced Wednesday the publication of an interim rule that adjusts limits of liability for vessels and deepwater ports under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990.

Coast Guard announces notice of proposed rulemaking

WASHINGTON — The Coast Guard published a notice of proposed rulemaking today that would adjust the limits of liability under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90) for vessels and deepwater ports to reflect significant increases in the Consumer Price Index. The proposed rule would amend Coast Guard regulations at Title 33 Code of Federal Regulations Part 138, Subpart B. The amendments would increase...