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Another quiet start on radar for our Tuesday. Highs today will again reach the mid and upper 80's across the area. We'll also keep a 20% coverage of showers in for today and tomorrow. A front on the way by Friday morning will up our rain coverage on Thursday and Friday to 50% and 60%. Saturday and Sunday look great with ...

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Oil sheen at Pleasure Island yacht club

An estimated 30 gallons of crude oil condensate has been recovered at the Pleasure Island Yacht Club and a likely source has been identified pending further investigation.

The Coast Guard and Texas General Land Office responded last Wednesday to a report of an oil sheen at the Pleasure Island Yacht Club.

A containment boom has been set up at the Yacht Club and if you look closely you can see a light sheen of oil sitting on top of the water.

The Coast Guard and TGLO are currently conducting a joint investigation into the cause of the incident and tracking down all possible sources. Any appearance of oil is taken very seriously by authorities.
Booming strategies have been established to protect the marina and private property.

The boom will stay in place until the source has been secured and cleanup is completed.





United States Coast Guard
News Release

PORT ARTHUR, Texas - The Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit and Texas General Land Office (TGLO) are responding to a report of an oil sheen at the Pleasure Island Yacht Club that was reported on Wednesday, January 8th. The Coast Guard and TGLO is currently conducting a joint investigation into the cause of the incident and is tracking down all possible sources.

The Coast Guard and TGLO are working to systematically direct the oil spill response and clean-up efforts. Booming strategies have been established to protect the marina and private property; boom will stay in place until the source has been secured and cleanup is completed. An estimated 30 gallons of crude oil condensate has been recovered and a likely source has been identified, pending further investigation.

For more information, please contact LTJG Cynthia Swan at the U.S. Coast Guards Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur at (409) 284-2219.  Mariners may contact The Pleasure Island Commission Office Director, Mr. Jimmy Dike, at (409) 982-4675 for information pertaining to the marina.

 

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