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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Oil: Crude in Gulf Of Mexico 2012-01-18

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1000639
Incident Time: 2012-01-18 09:15:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: PLATFORM INCIDENT GULF OF MEXICO MISSISSIPPI CANYON 20A
Incident Type: PLATFORM
Material: OIL: CRUDE
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party: TAYLOR ENERGY
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.931105, -88.970233 (Approximated from BlockCentroid)
Reported Sheen Size: 400 feet by 3.3 miles (area 160 acres)
Reported Spill Volume: 2.64 gallons
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 171.05 gallons
Report Description
CALLER STATED DURING AN OVERFLIGHT OF THE GULF OF MEXICO A SHEEN WAS DISCOVERED DUE TO A SPILL COMING FROM A PLATFORM DAMAGED BY HURRICANE IVAN.
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ID:cd64dc49-97ad-3e1b-9243-e5a357006c2d
Source:http://www.nrc.uscg.mil/reports/rwservlet?standard_web+inc_seq=1000639
Date:2012-01-18 09:15:00
Location:28.9311046781805 -88.9702332107053
Tags:NRC, BigSpill, LABB, oil, release, SheenSizeMismatch