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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil in Gulf Of Mexico 2013-08-27

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1058391
Incident Time: 2013-08-27 11:50:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: UNKNOWN SHEEN INCIDENT GULF OF MEXICO
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 9.5 miles (area 4.75 sq. miles)
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 3249.96 gallons
Report Description
****NESDIS**** SUSPECTED OIL SEEN ORIGINATING FROM KNOW REPEAT SOURCE POINT. SUSPECTED OIL SHOWS LARGE CONTRAST TO SURROUNDINGS AND IS CONSISTENT WITH SURFACE WIND AND SURFACE OCEAN CURRENT DIRECTION. THE FEATURE EXTENDS 9.5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF SUSPECTED POINT SOURCE AND IS 0.5 MILES WIDE.
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ID:6284cd5d-7025-3818-8518-91e9a362db24
Source:http://www.nrc.uscg.mil/reports/rwservlet?standard_web+inc_seq=1058391
Date:2013-08-27 11:50:00
Location:28.9358333333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil, LABB, BigSpill