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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Oil: Crude in Gulf Of Mexi 2013-05-08

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1046402
Incident Time: 2013-05-08 08:30:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: PLATFORM INCIDENT - MISSISSIPPI CANYON 20A
Incident Type: PLATFORM
Material: OIL: CRUDE
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party: TAYLOR ENERGY
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.931326, -88.973075 (Approximated from BlockCentroid)
Reported Sheen Size: 150 feet by 12 miles (area 218.18 acres)
Reported Spill Volume: 3.07 gallons
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 233.25 gallons
Report Description
CALLER IS MAKING A 24-HOUR UPDATE ABOUT AN ONGOING DISCHARGE. A PLATFORM WAS DAMAGED BY HURRICANE IVAN AND IS LEAKING CRUDE OIL. THE INFORMATION IN THIS REPORT WAS OBTAINED VIA OVERFLIGHT.
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ID:45c654bc-b163-3b75-a381-5d44b698
Source:http://www.nrc.uscg.mil/reports/rwservlet?standard_web+inc_seq=1046402
Date:2013-05-08 08:30:00
Location:28.9313256260716 -88.973075372386
Tags:NRC, release, oil, LABB, SheenSizeMismatch, BigSpill