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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil in Gulf Of Mexico near Venice, LA 2013-04-23

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1044851
Incident Time: 2013-04-23 17:31:00
Nearest City: Venice, LA
Location: UNKNOWN SHEEN INCIDENT
Incident Type: UNKNOWN SHEEN
Material: UNKNOWN OIL
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party:
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.935833, -88.970000 (Approximated from Explicit )
Report Description
****RECEIVED VIA NOAA'S MARINE POLLUTION SURVEILLANCE REPORT**** AN AREA OF POSSIBLE OIL CAN BE SEEN EMANATING TO THE NORTH/NORTHWEST FROM THE DESTROYED TAYLOR PLATFORM SITE. SURFACE WINDS AND OCEAN CURRENTS ARE OUT OF THE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE REGION. THE MAIN AREA OF OIL DIRECTLY CONNECTED TO THE POINT SOURCE CAN BE SEEN MOVING TOWARDS THE NORTH WITH ADDITIONAL OIL ELONGATED OUT ON WHAT APPEARS TO BE A CONVERGENCE BOUNDARY IN THAT REGION. THIS ELONGATED PORTION OF THE OIL HAS A BIT OF A FEATHERING STRUCTURE TO IT AND HAS LIKELY BEEN IN THIS AREA OF THE CONVERGENCE ZONE FOR A LONGER PERIOD OF TIME.
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ID:d2818687-46ea-3455-a434-f74d7561
Source:http://www.nrc.uscg.mil/reports/rwservlet?standard_web+inc_seq=1044851
Date:2013-04-23 17:31:00
Location:28.9358333333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil