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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil 2015-08-31

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1127242
Incident Time: 2015-08-31 12:00:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: 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
NOAA MARINE POLLUTION SURVEILLANCE REPORT: ANOMALY IS CONNECTED TO THE DESTROYED TAYLOR PLATFORM, A REPEAT LEAK SOURCE. ANOMALY IS DARK IN COLOR WHICH IS CONSISTENT WITH THE APPEARANCE OF OIL IN NON SUNLINT CONDITIONS. THE SUSPECTED OIL INITIALLY EXTENDS TO THE SOUTHEAST OF THE SOURCE, THEN CURVES NORTH AND CONTINUES TO WRAP AROUND, NEARLY MAKING A COMPLETE CIRCLE. THE CIRCUMFERENCE IS 35 MILES. WINDS ARE LIGHT AND VARIABLE AT THE TIME OF THE IMAGE.
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ID:c2bb8500-8b70-3f13-9020-00daf89e230f
Source:http://nrc.uscg.mil/
Date:2015-08-31 12:00:00
Location:28.9358333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil