A powerful Hurricane Maria is sweeping across the Caribbean, dealing some islands a second blow just days after Hurricane Irma thrashed the region. Hurricane Maria slammed Puerto Rico just before … Click to Continue »
The US EPA has been releasing little information on the toxic impact of Hurricane Harvey, but the Coast Guard is adding up the numbers -- and sharing them. And they don't look good.
The United States Coast Guard has closed all ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands due to Hurricane Maria, which made landfall as a Category 5 hurricane in Dominica overnight causing widespread devastation to the Caribbean island. Show More Summary
By Joshua Brustein (Bloomberg) — Frank Marino sat in a repurposed U.S. Coast Guard boat bobbing in Boston Harbor one morning late last month. He pointed the boat straight at a buoy several hundred yards away, while his colleague Mohamed...Show More Summary
The Canadian government has issued a $6,000 speeding ticket to a Canadian Coast Guard ship for travelling over the posted speed limit in the western Gulf of St. Lawrence. Since August 11, 2017, Transport Canada has been imposing a 10-knot speed limit for larger vessels operating in designated areas of the Gulf of St. Show More Summary
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The Coast Guard patrol boat Kiska is pulling out of Hilo Harbor and is headed for its new home in Guam. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports (http://bit.ly/2hajnsj ) the cutter is … Click to Continue »
US Coast Guard officials have warned several times that their units are unable to keep up with the flows of illegal narcotics coming to the US from South and Central America. Vice Adm. Charles Ray, the Coast Guard's deputy commandant...Show More Summary
A U.S. Coast Guard official says less than 20 percent of a 461,000-gallon (1.7-million-liter) gasoline spill during Hurricane Harvey was recovered by the company responsible, while the rest evaporated or … Click to Continue »
Ya don’t know, you just don’t know. Note: I’m pretty sure that at the time Trump made those remarks, the Coast Guard was still hunkered down.
President Trump said Sunday that the major hurricanes hitting the United States in recent weeks have been a great “branding” opportunity for the U.S. Coast Guard. Trump made the off-the-cuff remarks while speaking to reporters upon his return to the White House from Camp David, where he had been monitoring Hurricane Irma over the weekend. Show More Summary
By Emily Flitter HOUSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard and the Environmental Protection Agency are working with Texas state regulators to clean up oil and chemicals spilled from a dozen industrial facilities after flooding from Hurricane Harvey, authorities said. Show More Summary
President Trump said Sunday that the major hurricanes hitting the U.S. are improving the "brand" of the U.S. Coast Guard. Trump told a reporter that the country has "great people" responding to the massive storms and that "a group that really deserves tremendous credit is the United States Coast Guard," according to a White House pool report. Show More Summary
This is not the American Advertising Awards, Mr. President.
Months after eyeing cuts to the Coast Guard's budget, Donald Trump is now convinced the Coast Guard's "brand" has improved.
President Trump will go to Florida, possibly later this week, to survey the damage from Hurricane Irma and thank first responders.
President Donald Trump delivered off-the-cuff remarks to reporters on Sunday about the devastation being wreaked by Hurricane Irma and the federal response to the storm. As The Hill noted, however, Trump stepped in it — again — when he said that the recent U.S. hurricane disasters have...
“Every one of them [is] ripped.”
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia's coast guard will not turn away Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar and is willing to provide temporary shelter for them, the maritime agency's chief said on Friday.
A 14-year-old girl who suffered from a painful attack associated with sickle cell anemia was rescued from Hurricane Harvey’s floodwaters in Houston after using Apple’s Siri technology to phone the U.S. Coast Guard, according to CNN. Tyler Frank and her family were forced to flee to the roof of their home after waking up Aug. Show More Summary