Coast Guard monitors pollution assessment of sunken landing craft near Rio Vista

Coast Guard monitors pollution assessment of sunken landing craft near Rio Vista
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are monitoring the salvage operations of a WWII-era landing craft that sank in the Sacramento River near Rio Vista Tuesday. Boaters aboard the 70-foot landing craft, which had a water truck aboard, contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command Center watchstanders at approximately 11:30 a.m., reporting that they were in distress. Sector...

Security zones enforced for PG&E equipment blocking Sacramento River

SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard Station Rio Vista’s crew and Solano County Sheriff’s deputies are jointly enforcing a safety zone around Pacific Gas & Electric equipment that fell in the water early this morning on the Sacramento River west of Antioch. The static wires blocked the Sacramento River deep draft water channel near the vicinity of Light 12. The Coast Guard Captain of the...