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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil 2016-09-29

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1160353
Incident Time: 2016-09-29 03:33:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: MISSISSIPPI CANYON 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 23 miles (area 32.2 sq. miles)
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 22031.32 gallons
Report Description
/// NOAA MARINE POLLUTION SURVEILLANCE REPORT /// REPORTING A POSSIBLE OIL SHEEN IN THE VICINITY OF MISSISSIPPI CANYON BLOCK 20. POSSIBLE SHEEN EXTENDS 23 MILES SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST FROM A POINT SOURCE AND THE MAXIMUM WIDTH DISTANCE IS 1.4 MILES. POSSIBLE SHEEN IS SILVERY AND DARK WITH A STRONG CONTRAST AGAINST THE OCEAN BACKGROUND.
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ID:bdc80fde-57c6-3001-94d4-d099e9a1f9ac
Source:http://nrc.uscg.mil/
Date:2016-09-29 03:33:00
Location:28.9358333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil, LABB, BigSpill