Coast Guard responds to pollution incident in Tabbs Bay near Houston

Coast Guard responds to pollution incident in Tabbs Bay near Houston
A Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston pollution response crew surveys an oil spill in Tabbs Bay near Houston, Texas, Aug. 16, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Sector Houston-Galveston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard and Texas General Land Office (GLO) are responding to a pollution incident Tuesday in Tabbs Bay near Houston. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report...

Unified Command continues response to oil spill in Terrebonne Bay

Unified Command continues response to oil spill in Terrebonne Bay
A unified command composed of the Coast Guard, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office (LOSCO), and Hilcorp continue its response to an oil discharge after a tank platform collapse at the Hilcorp Caillou Island facility in Terrebonne Bay, Louisiana.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The unified command composed of the Coast Guard, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office...

Coast Guard responds to oil spill in Terrebonne Bay, Louisiana

Coast Guard responds to oil spill in Terrebonne Bay, Louisiana
The Coast Guard is responding to an oil spill after an oil tank platform collapsed at the Hilcorp Caillou Island facility in Terrebonne Bay, Louisiana.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is responding to an oil spill after an oil tank platform collapsed at the Hilcorp Caillou Island facility in Terrebonne Bay, Louisiana. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Houma personnel...

Coast Guard issues “party in interest” designation

Coast Guard issues “party in interest” designation
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) marine casualty investigators boarded the motor vessel BEIJING, Thursday, in the Port of Long Beach. Prior to the visit, Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Braden Rostad, Chief of Investigations, Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach determined that the motor vessel BEIJING was involved in a January 25, 2021, anchor-dragging incident during...

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Gaithersburg, Md

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Gaithersburg, Md
BALTIMORE — Coast Guard and local agencies are responding to an oil spill in the Cabin Branch waterway, a tributary of the Patapsco River, northwest of Gaithersburg, Maryland, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a National Response Center report at 11:40 a.m., stating that approximately 10 gallons of diesel fuel had leaked from a transfer line owned...

Unified command continues response to oil spill off Newport Beach

Unified command continues response to oil spill off Newport Beach
LONG BEACH, Calif. — The unified command is continuing its response Sunday to the reported oil spill off Newport Beach. All available actions are being taken to ensure the safety of the public and response personnel, to control the source and recover spilled materials, to maximize the protection of environmentally sensitive areas and minimize impact to maritime commerce. This response is currently...

Coast Guard, partners complete oil spill cleanup in Steamboat Creek, Virginia

Coast Guard, partners complete oil spill cleanup in Steamboat Creek, Virginia
NORFOLK, Va. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies concluded the cleanup and assessments for an oil spill in Steamboat Creek in Norfolk, Virginia on Monday. Cleanup efforts started after an on-shore waste oil tank overflowed on Monday, May 24th and were completed today. Coast Guard Sector Virginia pollution responders, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Virginia Department of Emergency...

Coast Guard continues responding to oil spill in Steamboat Creek, Virginia

Coast Guard continues responding to oil spill in Steamboat Creek, Virginia
The Coast Guard and partner agencies continue to respond to an oil spill of an unknown amount in Steamboat Creek, Norfolk, May 26, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard curtesy photo/Released) NORFOLK, Va. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies continue to respond to an oil spill of an unknown amount in Steamboat Creek, Norfolk. Oil spill response teams have deployed 1 mile of sorbet material in the affected...

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...