U.S. Coast Guard: Estimated 1,000 gallons of diesel spilled just off 5th Avenue Beach in Manistee

UPDATE 9:30 p.m.

The United States Coast Guard said that an estimated 1,000 gallons of diesel spilled, but that it is heading northeast and most of it is going to dissipate.

According to the USCG, Grand River Navigation’s crew was on the scene and used a 4,000-foot containment boom on the fuel. The ship has also been plugged with a temporary plug, and all the fuel has been removed.AdvertisementThe USCG said that there is no known impact to beaches or drinking water at this time, but they are removing the no contact order of 5th Avenue Beach. They would still […]

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