Osprey cleanup continues; investigation planned

Floating booms, first put out Thursday to stop and absorb further spillage were replaced Friday and will remain in place until Monday, Ferson said. The U.S. Coast Guard plans on conducting an investigation to learn the details of th100_1068e incident, Lt. Garrett Meyer said. In addition, boat owner Peter Mullen or its operator, Padriac Dirrane, may face a fine as a result of the accident. However, Meyer said fines are usually issued to people who do not take the proper follow-up actions, such as not cleaning up a spill, or cleaning up too slowly. Read more