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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil 2015-07-09

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1122283
Incident Time: 2015-07-09 11:05:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: BLOCK: 20
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: 1.4 miles by 25.6 miles (area 35.84 sq. miles)
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 24521.82 gallons
Report Description
***NOAA MARINE POLLUTION SURVEILLANCE REPORT*** SUSPECTED OIL ORIGINATING FROM THE DESTROYED TAYLOR PLATFORM LOCATED SE OF THE BIRD"S FOOT OF LOUISIANA IN THE GULF OF MEXICO. SLICK EXTENDED 25.6 MILES IN LENGTH, AND AT ITS WIDEST, 1.4MILES IN WIDTH. SKY CONDITIONS ARE CLEAR IN THE IMMEDIATE AREA AND LOCATED WITHIN SUNGLINT. DUE TO THE NATURAL SEEPS LOCATED IN THE AREA, SOME DISCRETION WAS USED IN LENGTH.
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ID:90c5a835-1c91-32d6-b8cb-1d5bf52947cc
Source:http://nrc.uscg.mil/
Date:2015-07-09 11:05:00
Location:28.9358333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil, LABB, BigSpill