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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil 2015-08-01

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1124494
Incident Time: 2015-08-01 11:50:00
Nearest City: LA
Location:
Incident Type: UNKNOWN SHEEN
Material: UNKNOWN OIL
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party:
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.935833, -88.970000 (Explicit)
Report Description
******NESDIS MARINE POLLUTION SURVEILLANCE REPORT****** OIL SLICK EMANATING 18.5 MILES WSW FROM A KNOWN LEAK SITE WITHIN MISSISSIPPI CANYON BLOCK 20. WIDTH OF THE SLICK VARIES FROM 0.75-1.0 MILES. CONFIDENCE IS HIGH AS SUSPECTED OIL APPEARS BRIGHT AND SHIMMERY IN THE SUNGLINT, AND BECAUSE IT IS EASILY DISTINGUISHABLE FROM THE OCEAN BACKGROUND AND WEATHER CLOUDS IN THE VICINITY.
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ID:7ef7bbff-f98d-3b06-85a0-e09694ec1690
Source:http://nrc.uscg.mil/
Date:2015-08-01 11:50:00
Location:28.9358333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil