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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil 2017-06-02

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1180127
Incident Time: 2017-06-02 07:01:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: SEE LAT/LONG
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: 0.2 miles by 2.5 miles (area 320 acres)
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 342.1 gallons
Report Description
NESDIS MARINE POLLUTION SURVEILLANCE 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 2.5 NM LONG, HAD A MAXIMUM WIDTH OF .2 NM WIDE, AND EXHIBITED A MODERATE CONTRAST AGAINST THE OCEAN BACKGROUND. ITS ORIENTATION ALIGNS WELL WITH OCEAN CURRENT DATA NEAR THE TIME OF THE IMAGE.
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ID:6d2dea29-fba2-36bc-808c-4c886f6f51a0
Source:http://nrc.uscg.mil/
Date:2017-06-02 07:01:00
Location:28.9358333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil, LABB, BigSpill