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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Oil: Crude near Venice, LA 2017-06-08

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1180601
Incident Time: 2017-06-08 11:15:00
Nearest City: Venice, LA
Location:
Incident Type: PLATFORM
Material: OIL: CRUDE
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party: TAYLOR ENERGY
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.936667, -88.968333 (Explicit)
Reported Sheen Size: 4.4 miles by 21.3 miles (area 93.72 sq. miles)
Reported Spill Volume: 68.2 gallon
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 64123.46 gallons
Report Description
CALLER STATED THEY RECEIVED A REPORT OF A SILVERY SHEEN (APPROXIMATELY 21.3 MILES BY 4.4 MILES). THE SHEEN HEADING IS 255 DEGREES (WEST) AND THE CALLER ESTIMATED THE DISCHARGE IS APPROXIMATELY 68.2 GALLONS OF CRUDE OIL. THE SHEEN IS IN PROXIMITY OF A FORMER PLATFORM THAT WAS DESTROYED BY HURRICANE IVAN.
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ID:69307ea1-b5b8-3192-a953-dd4b679a9092
Source:http://nrc.uscg.mil/
Date:2017-06-08 11:15:00
Location:28.9366666667 -88.9683333333
Tags:NRC, release, oil, LABB, SheenSizeMismatch, BigSpill