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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Oil: Crude in Gulf Of Mexi 2014-01-23

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1071906
Incident Time: 2014-01-23 08:35:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: PLATFORM INCIDENT BLOCK 20A
Incident Type: PLATFORM
Material: OIL: CRUDE
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party: TAYLOR ENERGY
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.943855, -88.970315 (Approximated from BlockCentroid)
Reported Sheen Size: 150 feet by 4.72 miles (area 85.82 acres)
Reported Spill Volume: 0.57 gallon
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 91.75 gallons
Report Description
THE CALLER IS REPORTING A DISCHARGE OF CRUDE OIL INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO DUE TO A PLATFORM DAMAGED BY HURRICANE IVAN. A DAILY OVERFLIGHT WAS CONDUCTED OF THE AREA AND A SHEEN WAS OBSERVED.
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ID:c41c240a-2874-3119-aeb6-0ce7f539c28d
Source:http://www.nrc.uscg.mil/reports/rwservlet?standard_web+inc_seq=1071906
Date:2014-01-23 08:35:00
Location:28.9438552151276 -88.9703149761397
Tags:NRC, release, oil, LABB, SheenSizeMismatch