Coast Guard calls in Pacific Strike Team to assist in molasses spill

Marine Life - Molasses Spill

The Coast Guard has called in its Pacific Strike Team to assist the state in responding to the molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor.

The Pacific Strike Team is comprised of highly-trained, experienced personnel charged with responding quickly to oil and other hazardous spills.

The team is made up of 42 active duty Coast Guard personnel, 25 reservists, three civilians, and one auxiliarist.

Personnel from the Pacific Strike Team are expected to meet with state and federal officials to assess the situation.

Click here to find out more about the USGS Pacific Strike Team.

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