Oil spill cleanup of Delaware Bay coastline continues

Oil spill cleanup of Delaware Bay coastline continues
A member of a contracted oil spill response organization cleans oily debris from Slaughter Beach in Delaware as part of the Broadkill 2020 oil spill response. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Isaac Cross.) MILFORD, Del. — The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and U.S. Coast Guard continue to spearhead a cleanup operation for tar balls and oiled debris that...

Coast Guard reminds people to report pollution spills in waterway

Coast Guard reminds people to report pollution spills in waterway
ST. LOUIS – Anyone witnessing an oil spill, chemical release, or martime security incident should call the National Response Center (NRC) hotline at 1-800-424-8802. While the NRC is not a response agency, it serves as an emergency call center for initial reports for pollution incidents and forward that information to appropriate federal and state agencies for response. Reporting is required when...

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Port Arthur, Texas

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Port Arthur, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is responding to an oil spill near Port Arthur, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of a collision involving the offshore supply vessel Cheramie Botruc 22 and tug vessel Mariya Moran near the entrance to Sabine Pass, Texas, Thursday morning. Personnel from Coast Guard Station Sabine, Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur,...

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Deer Park, Texas

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Deer Park, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is responding to an oil spill near Deer Park, Texas, Saturday. At approximately 1:30 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of a diesel spill at the Intercontinental Terminals Company Deer Park facility. At 1:45, Vessel Traffic Service Houston-Galveston closed the Houston Ship Channel from Tucker’s Bayou to Lt. 133. Personnel from...

Coast Guard deploys containment, collection system at Mississippi Canyon 20 site

Coast Guard deploys containment, collection system at Mississippi Canyon 20 site
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and a team of contractors successfully deployed a subsea system that is able to contain and collect oil being discharged from the Taylor Energy Company Mississippi Canyon 20 toppled oil platform site 11 miles south of the Louisiana shoreline. The containment system is actively collecting oil. The installation of the containment system is a major milestone in the Coast...

Unified Command continues oil spill response on Arthur Kill waterway

Unified Command continues oil spill response on Arthur Kill waterway
Capt. Jason Tama, commander Coast Guard Sector New York and the Captain of the Port of New York and New Jersey, assesses the clean up operations of an oil spill in the Arthur Kill waterway in Staten Island, March 29, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Cmdr. Nicholette Vaughan) NEW YORK – Unified Command members continue their response to an oil spill that occurred on the Arthur Kill waterway Thursday...

Coast Guard, partner agencies responding to oil spill in Arthur Kill waterway

Coast Guard, partner agencies responding to oil spill in Arthur Kill waterway
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are responding to an oil spill that occurred in the Arthur Kill waterway near the Goethals Bridge, Thursday afternoon. At approximately 2:00 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York received a report of fuel-oil possibly leaking from a commercial container ship while moored at the Global Marine New York Container Terminal in Staten Island....

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Corpus Christi, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews are responding to an oil spill from an overloaded barge moored at Flint Hills East Dock near Corpus Christi, Thursday evening. An estimated 1,176 gallons of oil was discharged. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi Incident Management Division, along with Corpus Christi Oil Spill Association, Flint Hills and barge crews, are currently on scene and...

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Tabbs Bay, Texas

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Tabbs Bay, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is responding to an oil spill near Tabbs Bay, Texas, Wednesday. Tuesday evening, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston Incident Management Division watchstanders were notified by Texas General Land Office personnel of a 3-mile crude oil slick in the vicinity of Tabbs Bay. An estimated 40 barrels of crude oil were discharged from a deteriorated valve on a platform owned by...