April 27, 2003

On Sunday April 27th, 2003, Bouchard Transportation Barge 120 lost approximately 14,700 gallons of #6 fuel oil to Buzzards Bay..
On Sunday April 27th, 2003, Bouchard Transportation Barge 120 lost approximately 14,700 gallons of #6 fuel oil to Buzzards Bay..
Shoreline Cleanup Teams identified significant oiled shorelines and some oiled shellfish beds.
Shoreline Cleanup Teams identified significant oiled shorelines and some oiled shellfish beds.
Significant progress has been made with recovery of the oil. Along the 40 miles of oiled shoreline, 3500 gallons of oil and 3500 cubic yards of oiled debris have been recovered.
Significant progress has been made with recovery of the oil. Along the 40 miles of oiled shoreline, 3500 gallons of oil and 3500 cubic yards of oiled debris have been recovered.
Wind and current caused the oil to be transported to the shoreline that includes sensitive shellfish habitat beds.
Wind and current caused the oil to be transported to the shoreline that includes sensitive shellfish habitat beds.
The Unified Command deployed Shoreline Cleanup Assessment Teams to determine which shellfish beds and shorelines were oiled.
The Unified Command deployed Shoreline Cleanup Assessment Teams to determine which shellfish beds and shorelines were oiled.
Shoreline Cleanup Teams mobilize and conduct cleanup response. Pictures show cleanup along West Island Causeway, Mattapoisett Harbor and Barney's Joy Point
Shoreline Cleanup Teams mobilize and conduct cleanup response. Pictures show cleanup along West Island Causeway, Mattapoisett Harbor and Barney's Joy Point