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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil in Gulf Of Mexico near Venice, LA 2013-08-04

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1056079
Incident Time: 2013-08-04 11:50:00
Nearest City: Venice, LA
Location: UNKNOWN SHEEN INCIDENT 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)
Report Description
***NESDIS REPORT***A NARROW SLICK WAS SEEN EXTENDING EAST FROM THE DESTROYED TAYLOR PLATFORM FOR APPROXIMATELY 2 MILES. CLOUD COVER PROHIBITED DETECTION ON THE EAST SIDE PORTION OF THE ANOMALY SUGGESTING THE SLICK COULD EXTEND BEYOND 2 MILES. OCEAN CURRENTS SUGGESTED A WEST TO EAST FLOW, FOLLOWING PATTERN SEEN IN THE IMAGE. SURFACE WINDS WERE ALSO WEAK FROM THE NORTHWEST AT 5-10 KNOTS
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ID:bad380cc-5cd4-36ba-b8af-45f972be
Source:http://www.nrc.uscg.mil/reports/rwservlet?standard_web+inc_seq=1056079
Date:2013-08-04 11:50:00
Location:28.9358333333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil