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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil 2018-04-30

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1210770
Incident Time: 2018-04-30 11:38:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: SEE LAT / LONG
Incident Type: UNKNOWN SHEEN
Material: UNKNOWN OIL
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party:
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.937778, -88.970556 (Explicit)
Report Description
NOAA/NESDIS REPORT: AREA: 3.90 SQUARE KILOMETERS CONFIDENCE: HIGH (LOW, MEDIUM, MEDIUM-HIGH, HIGH) REMARKS: POSSIBLE OIL WAS OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY. THIS ANOMALY IS UNCONFIRMED AS OIL. THE ANOMALY APPEARED TO BE EMANATING FROM THE DESTROYED TAYLOR PLATFORM REPEAT LEAK SOURCE IN MC 20 AND STRETCHED 2.0 NM TOWARDS THE NORTH. MEASURED WINDS AT THE TIME OF OBSERVATION WERE FROM THE EAST AND 10 KNOTS. MODELED OCEAN CURRENTS WERE VARIABLE AND UNDER 1.0 KNOT. CONFIDENCE WAS DETERMINED TO BE HIGH GIVEN THE ANOMALY IS BELIEVED TO BE OIL DISCHARGE FROM A REPEAT LEAK SOURCE AND THE ANOMALY POSSESSED A SILVER/WHITE SHIMMER IN A SUNGLIT LOCATION. UNCERTAINTIES: THE FULL EXTENT OF THE ANOMALY IS UNKNOWN DUE TO CLOUD COVERAGE IN THE THE AREA.
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ID:1b6ec2d5-c363-3f60-8ecb-5c87dc2649eb
Source:http://nrc.uscg.mil/
Date:2018-04-30 11:38:00
Location:28.9377777778 -88.9705555556
Tags:NRC, release, oil