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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Oil: Crude in Gulf Of Mexi 2013-03-28

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1042336
Incident Time: 2013-03-28 09:50:00
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: 28.939568, -88.980164 (Approximated from BlockCentroid )
Reported Sheen Size: 500 feet by 3.5 miles (area 212.12 acres)
Reported Spill Volume: 3.09 gallons
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 226.77 gallons
Report Description
CALLER IS REPORTING THAT DUE TO A DOWNED PLATFORM, 3.09 GALLONS OF CRUDE OIL WAS DISCHARGED INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO. THIS DISCHARGED WAS OBSERVED DURING AN OVERFLIGHT AND CAUSED BY HURRICANE IVAN.
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ID:d0dca992-d0bf-379a-8dbd-d2bb8720
Source:http://www.nrc.uscg.mil/reports/rwservlet?standard_web+inc_seq=1042336
Date:2013-03-28 09:50:00
Location:28.9395678296517 -88.9801635467546
Tags:NRC, release, oil, LABB, SheenSizeMismatch, BigSpill