Coast Guard identifies source of oil sheen in York River

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard investigators identified an oil sheen near the mouth of the York River Wednesday as jet fuel leaking from a nearby tug and barge. The tug towed the barge to the originating fuel facility on the York River, where crews removed all fuel from the leaking tank, and are removing...

Coast Guard responds to oil sheen in York River

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard personnel responded Tuesday night to a report of an oil sheen near the mouth of the York River. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A Virginia Marine Resources Commission aircraft reported that the sheen was approximately one mile long. A recreational boater notified the Coast Guard at approximately 2:30...

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Boaters on York River

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Coast Guard crews suspended their search for two missing men on the York River at 6:24 p.m. Thursday.

Coast Guard and James City County searching for 2 missing boaters

JAMES CITY, Va. – The Coast Guard and James City County police department are searching for two missing boaters whose 23-foot boat capsized in the York River near Croaker Landing Thursday.

Coast Guard assists sinking boat in York River

GLOUCESTER, Va. – The Coast Guard assisted five people aboard a sinking boat near York Spit in Gloucester early this morning.