Coast Guard responds to diesel spill in Selawik, Alaska

Coast Guard responds to diesel spill in Selawik, Alaska
Show is a collection of oil waste bags from the Selawik water treatment plant oil spill, in Selawik, Alaska, Dec. 1, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a diesel discharge in Selawik, Alaska, Wednesday. After a diesel discharge occurred at the Selawik water treatment plant on Nov. 25, 2020, the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund was opened...

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge in U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge in U.S. Virgin Islands
Coast Guard pollution response personnel from Resident Inspection Office St Croix assess the pollution threat from the partially sunken tugboat Cape Lookout Nov. 13, 2020, which partially sank at the St. Croix Renaissance Group facility within Krause Lagoon in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. (U.S. Coast Guard photos) ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands — Coast Guard pollution teams continue responding...

Coast Guard responds to diesel sheen near Rudee Inlet, Va.

Coast Guard responds to diesel sheen near Rudee Inlet, Va.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The Coast Guard, Virginia Beach Fire Department and Virginia Department of Environmental Quality are responding to a diesel sheen in Rudee Inlet, Virginia Beach, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Virginia watchstanders received an initial report Thursday evening from crews at the VBFD regarding a diesel sheen spotted in the water from an unknown source in the Rudee Inlet vicinity. Due...

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire on Watson Island

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire on Watson Island
Coast Guard pollution response team memebers arrive on scene at Island Gardens Marina, Florida, Dec. 19, 2019 to assist Miami-Dade Fire Rescue with pollution response.  U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. MIAMI—The Coast Guard is overseeing the pollution response of the 120-foot motor yacht, Andiamo, after it burned on Watson Island Wednesday. The Oil Spill Liability...

Coast Guard, Virginia state agencies investigate spill near mouth of James River

Coast Guard, Virginia state agencies investigate spill near mouth of James River
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads pollution responders are investigating a sheen that was reported Monday, near Outlook Beach in Hampton, Va. “The spilled material is most likely a petroleum product, likely oil or fuel from with an unidentified source,” said Lt Mitchell Latta, Chief of the Incident Management Division, from Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads. “We...

Coast Guard, Clean Harbors remove pollution threat from vessel in San Juan Harbor

Coast Guard, Clean Harbors remove pollution threat from vessel in San Juan Harbor
Coast Guard Sector San Juan Incident Management Division and Clean Harbors personnel completed operations Oct. 3, 2019 to remove 1,500 gallons of diesel and 1,200 gallons of oily water from a 54-foot Bertram sports fishing vessel that was threatening to spill into San Juan Harbor. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard Sector San Juan Incident Management Division personnel...

Coast Guard responding to sunken vessel near Olympia

Coast Guard responding to sunken vessel near Olympia
Petty Officer 2nd Class Ben Card, a federal on-scene coordinator representative at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound Incident Management Division, writes down notes during cleanup operations of a diesel spill caused by a sunken 92-foot recreational yacht, Oct. 4, 2019, in West Bay Marina near Olympia, Wash.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Lt. j.g. Lance Keckritz) SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is responding...

Coast Guard responds to vessel aground near Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard responds to vessel aground near Sitka, Alaska
The 30-foot fishing vessel, Miss Kaycie aground  on the rocks near the University of Alaska Southeast campus.U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. SITKA, Alaska — The Coast Guard is responding to a vessel aground near Sitka, Alaska, Tuesday. The 30-foot fishing vessel, Miss Kaycie, broke free from its mooring in Sitka Harbor and drifted onto the rocks near the University of Alaska Southeast campus with...

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...