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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil 2018-04-18

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1209689
Incident Time: 2018-04-18 12:28:00
Nearest City: LA
Location:
Incident Type: UNKNOWN SHEEN
Material: UNKNOWN OIL
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party:
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.937778, -88.970556 (Explicit)
Report Description
***NOAA/NESDIS SATELLITE IMAGERY REPORT*** A POSSIBLE OIL ANOMALY WAS OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY. THIS ANOMALY IS UNCONFIRMED AS OIL. REGION: GULF OF MEXICO SUBREGION: N/A REPORT DATE: 04-19-2018 IMAGE DATE: 04-18-2018 IMAGE TIME: 1628 UTC SATELLITE: SENTINEL 2B RESOLUTION: 10 METER COORDINATES: 28°56"16" N 88°58"14" W AREA: 3.08 SQUARE KILOMETERS CONFIDENCE: HIGH (LOW, MEDIUM, MEDIUM-HIGH, HIGH) REMARKS: POSSIBLE OIL WAS OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY. THIS ANOMALY IS UNCONFIRMED AS OIL. THE ANOMALY IS EMANATING FROM THE DESTROYED TAYLOR PLATFORM, A KNOWN LEAK SOURCE. IT STRETCHES IN AN E TO W FASHION FOR ABOUT 5.6 NM AND EXHIBITS FEATHERING CONSISTENT WITH THE LIGHT PREVAILING WINDS AT THE TIME OF THE IMAGE. CONFIDENCE IS HIGH GIVEN THAT THIS IS A KNOWN REPEAT LEAKER. UNCERTAINTIES: THERE ARE NO UNCERTAINTIES.
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ID:52f3c0b7-e7cd-3d45-9344-9568f6b26ee9
Source:http://nrc.uscg.mil/
Date:2018-04-18 12:28:00
Location:28.9377777778 -88.9705555556
Tags:NRC, release, oil