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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil in Gulf Of Mexico near Venice, LA 2013-09-06

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1059473
Incident Time: 2013-09-06 18:16:00
Nearest City: Venice, LA
Location: UNKNOWN SHEEN INCIDENT
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 4.3 miles (area 2.15 sq. miles)
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 1471.04 gallons
Report Description
****NESDIS REPORT**** POSSIBLE OIL IS SEEN EXTENDING WESTWARD FROM THE DESTROYED TAYLOR PLATFORM. THE SLICK EXTENDED 4.3 MILES TO THE WEST OF THE SITE AND WAS UP TO 0.5 MILE IN WIDTH. SKIES WERE CLEAR OVER THE SLICK WITH WINDS AND OCEAN CURRENTS BOTH FROM THE EAST AND EAST-NORTHEAST.
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ID:468277a0-fdbc-3a7c-b001-0aec549cb982
Source:http://www.nrc.uscg.mil/reports/rwservlet?standard_web+inc_seq=1059473
Date:2013-09-06 18:16:00
Location:28.9358333333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil, LABB, BigSpill, trending