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Oil Drum on Beach, Nome, Alaska

Incident News - Thu, 08/26/2021 - 17:00
On August 27, 2021, a citizen reported a full oil drum on the beach north of Nome. USCG will open the fund for removal. The USCG contacted the SSC and requested a list of potential resources at risk if there was a release from the oil drum.

FV Northern Light Sinking, Hobart Bay, AK

Incident News - Wed, 08/25/2021 - 17:00
On August 26, 2021, the USCG Sector Juneau reported a vessel that sank (34ft fiberglass fishing vessel with a reported 80 gal of diesel onboard) the night of 22AUG and was unreported until the sole occupant was picked up after six hours in the water. There was not an exact position of the sinking from the reporting source. A visual on the site of the sinking was obtained on 25-Aug with an overflight discovering the sheen, putting the vessel in the back bay of Hobart Bay. Sector Juneau requests NOAA confirmation regarding the persistence of the sheen.

Sunken Derelict Vessel in Coal Creek Slough, Longview, WA

Incident News - Tue, 08/24/2021 - 17:00
On the late evening of August 25, 2021 the NW SSC was notified of a partially sunken 42 foot derelict vessel in Coal Creek Slough. A rainbow sheen was seen around the vessel and responders have wrapped sorbent sweep around the vessel. USCG is working with DNR and Washington Ecology to refloat the vessel, remove all hazmat and oil, then sink the vessel where it is located during the morning of August 26. NOAA SSC provided the USCG with a verbal resources at risk.

Willard Beach Oil Spill, 2 Myrtle Ave, South Portland, ME 04106, USA

Incident News - Tue, 08/24/2021 - 17:00
On August 25, 2021, the USCG Sector Northern New England, in partnership with Maine DEP is working an approximately 500 gallon spill from an auto repair facility that flowed through a storm drain into Casco Bay off South Portland, ME. The source has been identified and is secured.

23ft R/V aground Buckeye Island, Lake Erie, Put-In-Bay, OH

Incident News - Sun, 08/22/2021 - 17:00
On August 23, 2021, the NOAA SSC was notified by MSU Toledo of a 23ft SeaRay recreational vessel aground on Buckeye Island, Lake Erie. The incident occurred approximately 2 weeks ago, RP is not communicating. The USCG opened the OSLTF to remove an estimated 75-100gallons of gasoline from the vessel. No sheen has been observed. SSC is working with USFWS, SHPO, and TPO for consultations and provided an estimate of fate if a release occurs.

Hurricane Henri, Eastern Long Island and Connecticut

Incident News - Fri, 08/20/2021 - 17:00
In anticipation of Hurricane Henri making landfall along the southeastern coast of Long Island, NY and then again making landfall along the Connecticut shoreline, a Hot Line has been created for tracking purposes.

Phillips 66 Linden, NJ Heavy Fuel Spill, 1 River Rd, Staten Island, NY 10314, USA

Incident News - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 17:00
On 18 August 2021, USCG Sector New York notified the NOAA SSC that 100-200 gallons of heavy fuel oil from a barge spilled into the Arthur Kill waterway during a fueling operation. at the Phillips 66 refinery. No request for products. SSC provided a verbal description of resources at risk.

Haiti Surveillance Request, Haiti

Incident News - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 17:00
USCG D7 is supporting rescue efforts in Haiti following the recent earthquake and tropical storm. On August 18, 2021, the USCG requested that NOAA employ our NESDIS satellite imagery to ascertain if any pollution fallout might be determined that would lead to any response assistance. A request went forward to NESDIS to monitor around Haiti for the next week or two to observe for any indicated spills.

Fish Magnet Aground, Big Sur, CA

Incident News - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 17:00
On 18-Aug-2021, the 54' vessel FISH MAGNET ran aground in Monterey Bay. Approximately 1400 gallons of diesel on board. No sheen was observed at the time of grounding. The vessel is in the active surf zone. Sector San Francisco is requesting a fates analysis and trajectory.

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