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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil 2015-08-23

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1126589
Incident Time: 2015-08-23 01:29:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: LAT: 28N 56" 9"
Incident Type: UNKNOWN SHEEN
Material: UNKNOWN OIL
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party:
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.935833, -88.970000 (Explicit)
Report Description
***NESDIS OIL POLLUTION REPORT*** PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IMAGE WAS TAKEN YESTERDAY ON 8/23 AND IS OVER 24 HOURS OLD. CONFIDENCE IS HIGH AS THIS IS A REPEAT LEAK SOURCE, THE DESTROYED TAYLOR PLATFORM. SLICK EXTENDS TO THE SOUTH FOR APPROXIMATELY 3.5 MILES AND COULD GO BEYOND THIS IMAGE IN SOUTHWARD EXTENT BUT NO IMAGERY IS AVAILABLE. CONFIDENCE IS ALSO HIGH AS THIS CORRESPONDS TO NRC REPORT # 1126469. HOWEVER THE NRC REPORT YESTERDAY GAVE NO INDICATION OF THE SLICKS ORIENTATION. PLEASE ALSO NOTE THAT THIS IS A PANCHROMATIC HIGH RESOLUTION IMAGE AND NO FALSE POSITIVES COULD BE DETERMINED DUE TO LACK OF AVAILABLE BANDS.
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ID:078f62a1-078b-351e-aa3b-cfc56d5f4d9e
Source:http://nrc.uscg.mil/
Date:2015-08-23 01:29:00
Location:28.9358333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil