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PADET LA/LB Public Affairs
U.S. Coast Guard

News Release

November 18, 2013


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Contact: PA2 Seth Johnson

Email: Seth.A.Johnson@USCG.mil

Office: (504) 671-2020

Coast Guard monitoring diesel spill in Ventura Harbor

LOS ANGELES - The Coast Guard is monitoring clean up operations of a reported 300 gallon diesel fuel spill in Ventura Harbor, Calif., that occurred Monday afternoon around 1 p.m.

A collision between two boats took place in the harbor causing the spill.  The fuel leak was stopped shortly afterwards.

The diesel fuel is being contained with boom while a commercial maritime crew begins conducts up operations.
Patriot Environmental, Ventura County Fire Department and Ventura County Harbor Patrol are currently on scene.

The Coast Guard will continue to monitor the situation and conduct an investigation.

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