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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil 2015-08-11

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1125392
Incident Time: 2015-08-11 11:25:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: LAT: 28N 56" 9"
Incident Type: UNKNOWN SHEEN
Material: UNKNOWN OIL
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party:
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.935833, -88.970000 (Explicit)
Reported Sheen Size: 0.6 miles by 18 miles (area 10.8 sq. miles)
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 7389.39 gallons
Report Description
***NESDIS OIL POLLUTION REPORT*** THE ANOMALY SEEN IN THE IMAGERY IS A SILVER FEATURE LOCATED NEAR THE REPEATING LEAK SOURCE, THE DESTROYED TAYLOR PLATFORM HEADING EASTWARD. THERE WAS AN NRC NOTIFICATION #1125327 REPORTED ABOUT THE SLICK. OUR ANALYSIS INDICATE THE SLICK WAS SEEN MOVING EAST OF THE PLATFORM, WHICH THE WIND SPEED AND DIRECTION SUPPORTS. THE WAVE CONDITION AS DESCRIBED IN THE NRC REPORT IS CALM. THE LENGTH OF THE ANOMALY IDENTIFIED BY THE OVER FLIGHT ASSESSMENT IS 12.3 MILES WITH A WIDTH OF 1.5 MILES, BUT BASED ON OUR ANALYSIS, WE WERE ABLE TO SEE AN 18 MILES LONG SLICK WITH A MAXIMUM WIDTH OF 0.6 MILES.
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ID:d8962133-27f7-394a-9fb7-900b2b00041f
Source:http://nrc.uscg.mil/
Date:2015-08-11 11:25:00
Location:28.9358333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil, LABB, BigSpill