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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil 2015-05-06

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1115677
Incident Time: 2015-05-06 11:50:00
Nearest City: LA
Location:
Incident Type: PLATFORM
Material: UNKNOWN OIL
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party:
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.935833, -88.970000 (Explicit)
Reported Sheen Size: 0.56 miles by 3.4 miles (area 1.9 sq. miles)
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 1302.72 gallons
Report Description
*****MARINE POLLUTION SURVEILLANCE REPORT***** AN OIL SLICK EXTENDED FOR 3.4 MILES TO THE WEST OF THE DESTROYED TAYLOR PLATFORM. THE SLICK WAS UP TO 0.56 MILES WIDE. SKY CONDITIONS WERE MOSTLY CLEAR AND WINDS WERE EASTERLY WINDS AT 15 KNOTS AT THE TIME OF THE IMAGE. OCEAN CURRENTS WERE CONSISTENT WITH THE ORIENTATION OF THE SLICK AS WELL. THE SLICK WAS APPROXIMATELY 8 MILES OFF SHORE.
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ID:304765e2-3101-320d-a6ae-9abdf90d2f3e
Source:http://nrc.uscg.mil/
Date:2015-05-06 11:50:00
Location:28.9358333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil, LABB, BigSpill