Coast Guard conducts surprise oil spill exercise on the Hudson River

Coast Guard conducts surprise oil spill exercise on the Hudson River
NEW YORK – The United States Coast Guard and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation are conducting an oil spill exercise today at Global Companies, Albany Terminal. The exercise is both unannounced and routine. It is a full-scale exercise that will include the deployment of oil recovery equipment such as absorbent boom in the vicinity of Global facilities on the Hudson River....

Coast Guard to conduct full-scale joint response exercise in Port of Duluth-Superior

Coast Guard to conduct full-scale joint response exercise in Port of Duluth-Superior
DULUTH, Minn. – The Coast Guard, along with other federal, tribal, state and local agencies, will conduct a full-scale, anti-terrorism and oil spill response exercise in the Port of Duluth-Superior Aug. 28-29. In addition to Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Duluth, participants in Operation Peeking Duck will include maritime industry representatives from the states of Minnesota and Wisconsin, oil...

Special exercise will test spill readiness for Ecology, Coast Guard, partner agencies

OAK HARBOR, Wash. – A National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (PREP) practice oil spill response will be conducted June 21-23, 2011,  to test the readiness and skills needed to effectively manage a major environmental incident. The Washington Department of Ecology, U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Navy and other Federal, State, and local entities will...

Coast Guard, partners participate in Hawaii oil spill exercise

Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Angela HendersonHONOLULU — Coast Guard personnel, in conjunction with Tesoro, U.S. Navy, Clean Islands Council, local, state, and federal partners conducted a simulated Hawaii area oil spill exercise at the Hawaii Spill Response Center Thursday. The simulation was a joint full-scale oil spill event involving Tesoro and the Navy as part of the 2011 National...