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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil 2015-03-04

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1109675
Incident Time: 2015-03-04 10:10:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: SEE LAT/LON
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: 0.38 miles by 14.17 miles (area 5.38 sq. miles)
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 3684.16 gallons
Report Description
***REPORT RECEIVED VIA THE NESDIS MARINE POLLUTION SURVEILLANCE REPORT*** AT 0410Z, THE OIL SLICK APPEARS TO COME FROM THE DESTROYED TAYLOR SITE. THE SLICK IS 14.17 MILES IN LENGTH WITH A MAXIMUM WIDTH OF 0.38 MILES. THE OIL SLICK APPEARS TO BE CONSISTENT WITH THE ORIENTATION OF THE WIND. UNCERTAINTIES: VERY HIGH CONFIDENCE OF OIL PRESENCE DUE TO SILVERY APPEARANCE. TO THE SOUTHEAST OF THE SLICK, THERE ARE POTENTIAL BIOGENICS FEATURES THAT COULD BE MISTAKEN FOR OIL.
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ID:429f6589-2b51-3b02-acba-1cc91dd1784a
Source:http://nrc.uscg.mil/
Date:2015-03-04 10:10:00
Location:28.9358333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil, LABB, BigSpill