Coast Guard responds to underwater natural gas line rupture

Coast Guard responds to underwater natural gas line rupture
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a ruptured pipeline on the Arkansas River, Tuesday. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River received a report from Jeffery Sand Company Monday of an incident at mile marker 117.3 of the Arkansas River involving the report of damage to the port side of the motor vessel Chris M and a ruptured pipe line. Sector Lower Mississippi...

Coast Guard continues to support EPA in clean up of jet fuel spill on Calumet Sag Channel

Coast Guard continues to support EPA in clean up of jet fuel spill on Calumet Sag Channel
CHICAGO — Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Chicago continues to support the Environmental Protection Agency Tuesday in response to a ruptured pipeline, which caused pollution near the Calumet Sag Channel in Palos Park, Ill., which occurred Monday morning. The Coast Guard expects that the current restrictions to the safety zone on the Calumet Sag Channel will be lifted by 8 p.m., which will re-open...

Coast Guard aids EPA with clean up of jet fuel spill on Calumet Sag Channel

Coast Guard aids EPA with clean up of jet fuel spill on Calumet Sag Channel
CHICAGO — The Coast Guard is supporting the response to a ruptured pipeline causing pollution near the Calumet Sag Channel in Palos Height, Ill., Monday. The Coast Guard was notified at 5:31 a.m. that the pipeline ruptured near mile marker 311.5 on the Calumet Sag Channel and caused jet fuel to enter a nearby drainage ditch and subsequently enter the adjacent channel. The Coast Guard is responding...

Coast Guard continues response to ruptured pipeline near Cameron, La.

USCG file photoHOUSTON — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port re-opened the Calcasieu Ship Channel, Thursday, after it was determined that the ruptured condensate oil and natural gas pipeline posed no threat to deep draft vessels transiting the channel. At 8:30 p.m., Thursday, the Calcasieu Ship Channel was re-opened and the 1,000 yard safety zone rescinded after sonar scans of the pipeline indicated...

Coast Guard responds to ruptured pipeline near Cameron, La.

USCG file photoHOUSTON — The Coast Guard continues its response Thursday to the report of a ruptured condensate oil and natural gas pipeline near Cameron, La., received Wednesday by watchstanders at Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles. At approximately 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, the dredging barge Bayport reported that a 12-inch, condensate oil and natural gas pipeline was ruptured during a dredging...

Coast Guard responds to Salt Bayou oil pipeline rupture

HOUSTON – The Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit in Galveston, Texas responded to a crude oil pipeline rupture in Salt Bayou, Texas, Friday. A Unified Command consisting of the Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, Texas Parks and Wildlife, Texas Department of Transportation, local police and fire departments and the responsible party has been created to ensure a timely cleanup. The ruptured pipeline...