May 6, 2022: Coast Guard Boat Spills 400 Gallons of Diesel into Saginaw Bay

Coast Guard to close section of the Cape Fear River

A Coast Guard boat has spilled around 400 gallons of diesel fuel into the Saginaw Bay after striking a buoy. The 45 foot boat had six passengers onboard at the time of the incident. As of Friday afternoon, there have been no significant clean-up efforts underway. Officials are hoping weather conditions will help disperse the fuel before it reaches the shore. No injuries were reported.

U.S. Coast Guard boat spills fuel, disabled after hitting buoy on Saginaw Bay

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