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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil 2015-12-29

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1136895
Incident Time: 2015-12-29 11:47:00
Nearest City: LA
Location:
Incident Type: UNKNOWN SHEEN
Material: UNKNOWN OIL
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party:
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.935833, -88.970000 (Explicit)
Report Description
*** MARINE POLLUTION SURVEILLANCE REPORT *** ANOMALY APPEARED TO EMANATE FROM THE KNOWN REPEAT LEAK SOURCE DESTROYED TAYLOR PLATFORM AND MEANDERED TOWARDS THE SOUTHWEST 4 NM. MAXIMUM WIDTH WAS DETERMINED TO BE OVER 0.5 NM. WINDS AT THE TIME WERE FROM THE NORTH AT 10 KNOTS. MODELED SURFACE OCEAN CURRENTS WERE MILD AND VARIABLE. CONFIDENCE IS HIGH GIVEN THE ANOMALY IS CONNECTED TO A KNOWN REPEAT LEAK SOURCE. THE ANOMALY POSSESSED A LARGE CONTRAST TO ITS BACKGROUND SURROUNDINGS AND ALSO EXHIBITED SHARP WELL-DEFINED EDGES.
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ID:c35ea443-fa42-3d5d-9cb4-3a6bf93ee382
Source:http://nrc.uscg.mil/
Date:2015-12-29 11:47:00
Location:28.9358333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil