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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil 2015-04-05

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1112633
Incident Time: 2015-04-05 10:20:00
Nearest City: LA
Location:
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 miles by 5 miles (area 5 sq. miles)
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 3421.01 gallons
Report Description
***NESDIS MARINE POLLUTION SURVEILLANCE REPORT*** POSSIBLE OIL SLICK SEEN RADIATING FROM THE LOCATION OF THE DESTROYED TAYLOR PLATFORM, A SOURCE OF REPEAT OIL LEAKS. THE SLICK IS SILVERY IN SUN GLINT, IS 5 MILES LONG AND 1 MILE WIDE. IT IS LOCATED 10.5 MILES SOUTHEAST OF THE BIRDFOOT DELTA AND ITS ORIENTATION IS SUPPORTED BY THE DIRECTION OF CURRENTS IN THE AREA AND EASTERLY WINDS.
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ID:290cfad8-b0a9-3c4d-8345-758c7433986e
Source:http://nrc.uscg.mil/
Date:2015-04-05 10:20:00
Location:28.9358333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil, LABB, BigSpill