Oil Spill Clean up Mobile River
By: WKRG Staff | Coast Guard
Published: September 08, 2011
MOBILE, Alabama —
Booming and oil recovery operations in the Mobile Ship Channel continued, Wednesday, following a spill that occurred at the Gulf Coast Asphalt facility on September 1. The temporary safety zone that was in place between Three Mile Creek and the south end of the Mobile Convention Center has expired. Vessel traffic transiting this part of the river is encouraged to proceed with minimal wake.