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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil in Gulf Of Mexico near Venice, LA 2013-08-05

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1056203
Incident Time: 2013-08-05 11:28:00
Nearest City: Venice, LA
Location: UNKNOWN SHEEN INCIDENT
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 REPORT////// A SLICK WAS SEEN EXTENDING EAST FROM THE DESTROYED TAYLOR PLATFORM FOR APPROXIMATELY 18 MILES LONG AND AS WIDE AS 1.3 MILES LONG ITS WIDEST COMPONENT. THE ANOMALY APPEARS WHITE ALONG THE THICKER AREAS OF THE SHEEN IN SUNGLINT AND DARKER ALONG THE THINNER REGIONS OF THE SHEEN. OCEAN CURRENTS CONTINUED TO SUGGEST A WEST TO EAST FLOW SIMILAR TO YESTERDAYS REPORT WITH OBSERVED SURFACE WINDS OUT OF THE NORTHWEST AT 5-10 KNOTS.
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ID:b35825b5-89ea-38fc-991c-d99efb7c
Source:http://www.nrc.uscg.mil/reports/rwservlet?standard_web+inc_seq=1056203
Date:2013-08-05 11:28:00
Location:28.9358333333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil