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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil 2015-04-30

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1115148
Incident Time: 2015-04-30 03:20:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: BLOCK 20A
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: 0.5 miles by 10 miles (area 5 sq. miles)
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 3421.01 gallons
Report Description
///MARINE POLLUTION SURVEILLANCE REPORT/// AN OIL SLICK EXTENDED 10 MILES TO THE SOUTHWEST OF THE DESTROYED TAYLOR PLATFORM. THE SLICK WAS UP TO 0.5 MILE WIDE. SKY CONDITIONS WERE MOSTLY CLEAR AND WINDS WERE FROM THE NORTHWEST AT 10 KNOTS AT THE TIME OF THE IMAGE. FORECAST MODEL OCEAN CURRENTS WERE FROM THE NORTHEAST, WHICH IS CONSISTENT WITH THE ORIENTATION OF THE SLICK.
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ID:2a1d3c86-c05b-3d93-be81-2755cb835a48
Source:http://nrc.uscg.mil/
Date:2015-04-30 03:20:00
Location:28.9358333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil, LABB, BigSpill