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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Oil: Crude 2017-10-20

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1193842
Incident Time: 2017-10-20 11:26:00
Nearest City: LA
Location:
Incident Type: PLATFORM
Material: OIL: CRUDE
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party:
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.935833, -88.970000 (Explicit)
Reported Sheen Size: 0.3 miles by 5.6 miles (area 1.68 sq. miles)
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 1149.46 gallons
Report Description
/////NESDIS MARINE POLLUTION REPORT///// A POSSIBLE OIL SLICK WAS OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY. THE SLICK APPEARED TO ORIGINATE FROM THE LOCATION OF DESTROYED TAYLOR PLATFORM, A SOURCE OF REPEAT OIL LEAKS. THE SLICK IS ABOUT 5.6 NM LONG, HAD A MAXIMUM WIDTH OF 0.3 NM WIDE, AND EXHIBITED DARK APPEARANCE AGAINST THE OCEAN BACKGROUND IN HIGH RESOLUTION IMAGERY. ITS ORIENTATION ALIGNS WELL WITH OCEAN CURRENT DATA NEAR THE TIME OF THE IMAGE.
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ID:692f0e03-9331-3222-b272-b55c6acc7301
Source:http://nrc.uscg.mil/
Date:2017-10-20 11:26:00
Location:28.9358333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil, LABB, BigSpill