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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil 2017-04-26

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1176733
Incident Time: 2017-04-26 06:49:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: SEE LAT/LONG
Incident Type: UNKNOWN SHEEN
Material: UNKNOWN OIL
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party:
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.935833, -88.970000 (Explicit)
Reported Sheen Size: 1.45 miles by 5.53 miles (area 8.02 sq. miles)
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 5486.28 gallons
Report Description
NESDIS MARINE POLLUTION SURVEILLANCE REPORT: SATELLITE IMAGERY REVEALED AN OIL ANOMALY FROM THE DESTROYED TAYLOR PLATFORM THAT STRETCHED 5.53 NAUTICAL MILES TO THE NORTHEAST. THE ANOMALY HAD A MAXIMUM WIDTH OF 1.45 NAUTICAL MILES AND SHOWED GOOD CONTRAST WITH ITS SURROUNDINGS. A SLIGHT APPEARANCE OF FEATHERING WAS SEEN WHICH WAS SUPPORTED BY SURFACE WINDS FROM THE SOUTHEAST AT 10 KNOTS AROUND THE TIME OF THE IMAGE.
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ID:014458df-021f-3dbe-b1b3-23b96f6e4856
Source:http://nrc.uscg.mil/
Date:2017-04-26 06:49:00
Location:28.9358333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil, LABB, BigSpill