Coast Guard, local agencies respond to oil discharge in Breton Sound, Louisiana

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to oil discharge in Breton Sound, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to an oil sheen in Breton Sound, Block 37, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the National Response Center at 11:20 a.m. Sunday, of a 10 mile by 3 mile oil sheen northeast of Breton Island. The source of the spill was determined to be a damaged and inactive wellhead, owned by Texas Petroleum Investment...

Coast Guard continues to respond to oily sheen near New Orleans

Coast Guard continues to respond to oily sheen near New Orleans
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Air Station New Orleans observed an oily sheen on the Mississippi River between mile markers 95 and 96 near New Orleans, Sept. 11, 2019. (U.S Coast Guard courtesy asset) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is continuing to respond to an oily sheen on the Mississippi River between mile markers 95 and 96 in New Orleans, Thursday. Fifteen hundred feet...

Coast Guard responding to oil sheen on the Mississippi River near New Orleans

Coast Guard responding to oil sheen on the Mississippi River near New Orleans
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Air Station New Orleans observed an oily sheen on the Mississippi River between mile markers 95 and 96 near New Orleans, Sept. 11, 2019.  (U.S Coast Guard courtesy asset) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is responding to an oil sheen that was observed on the Mississippi River between mile markers 95 and 96 in New Orleans, Wednesday. A Coast Guard...

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge in Cox Bay

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge in Cox Bay
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of an oil discharge in Cox Bay, Louisiana.  Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office at 8:52 a.m. of an oil discharge in Cox Bay in Breton Sound, Louisiana. The owner of the flowline, Time Energy, reports that the source of the leak has been secured.  googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard responds to pollution threat from derelict barge on Kodiak Island

Coast Guard responds to pollution threat from derelict barge on Kodiak Island
A Coast Guard pollution investigator from Marine Safety Detachment Kodiak inspects a grounded, derelict barge on the southeast shoreline of Womens Bay on Kodiak Island, Alaska, April 26, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by MSD Kodiak KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard is working with contractors Saturday to mitigate the potential pollution threat posed by a derelict barge on the shoreline of Womens Bay...

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...

Unified Command responds to reports of tar balls and sheen off coast of Rockaway, NY

Unified Command responds to reports of tar balls and sheen off coast of Rockaway, NY
Coast Guard Petty Officer NiChelle Flynn and New York Department of Environmental Conservation environmental engineer Rick Lin patrol Breezy Point Beach Sunday, March 31, 2019, searching for tar balls. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicole J. Groll) NEW YORK — Members of the Unified Command for Goethals Oil Spill continued responding to a report of sheening and tar balls received...

Coast Guard responding to tar balls and oil sheen off Rockaway, NY

Coast Guard responding to tar balls and oil sheen off Rockaway, NY
NEW YORK— The U.S. Coast Guard, along with partner agencies, are responding to reports of oil sheen and tar balls, on the ocean side of Coney Island and Long Island, from Norton Point to Atlantic Beach. Responders are assessing both shoreline and waterway impact, and investigating to determine the source and cause of the condition, including a possible connection to Thursday’s fuel-oil leak involving...

Coast Guard reopens waterway after vessel sinks near Baton Rouge

Coast Guard reopens waterway after vessel sinks near Baton Rouge
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard reopened the waterway closure on the Mississippi River from mile marker 224.5 to mile marker 226 after a vessel sank near Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Thursday. A Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Baton Rouge incident management team confirmed an oil sheen in the water. There is a reported potential of 18,500 gallons of fuel aboard the Michelle Anne. An unknown amount of oil...