Officials responding to the scene found a black discharge coming from the tug and surrounded it with three layers of a 22-inch hard boom to contain the pollution.
Attendees at the State of the San Francisco Estuary Conference welcomed the news that $32 million of the Cosco Busan settlement will go towards various restoration projects from the 2007 oil spill.
Federal and state officials say they’ve reached a settlement for the cleanup costs in the 2007 San Francisco Bay oil spill.
Diesel fuel spilling through Oakland’s Lake Merritt storm drains has covered acres of the lake Tuesday afternoon, a fire battalion chief said.
The U.S. Coast Guard responded Tuesday to a report of an oil slick at San Francisco’s Aquatic Park.
A small oil leak at the ConocoPhillips refinery in Rodeo on Sunday has been cleaned up and no off-site impact was reported, refinery spokesman Mark Hughes said Monday.
Two international shipping companies have agreed to pay San Francisco’s commercial fishermen $3.65 million in damages for an oil spill that occurred after the Cosco Busan container ship crashed into the Bay Bridge in 2007.
The sun beamed across a clear blue sky and a marching band played as the Coast Guard cutter Aspen docked on Yerba Buena Island, five months after it was dispatched to the Gulf of Mexico to help clean up the BP spill.
ANTIOCH (AP) – The Coast Guard says it has contained an oil leak that spilled up to 800 gallons of diesel in the water off Antioch. Personnel from the Coast Guard and the California Department […]
State wildlife officials have banned fishing along a two-and-a-half mile stretch of the Petaluma River because of an oil spill Monday.