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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil 2015-06-24

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1120853
Incident Time: 2015-06-24 02:05:00
Nearest City: LA
Location:
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: 1.75 miles by 6 miles (area 10.5 sq. miles)
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 7184.13 gallons
Report Description
///NESDIS MARINE POLLUTION SURVEILLANCE REPORT - GULF OF MEXICO/////DUE TO THIS BEING A REPEAT LEAK SOURCE, THE DESTROYED TAYLOR PLATFORM, THERE IS LITTLE UNCERTAINTY WITH THIS ANOMALY. THE ANOMALY APPEARS WHITE IN COLOR, A COMMON OIL SIGNATURE SEEN IN SUNGLINT CONDITIONS. THE ANOMALY EXTENDS APPROXIMATELY 6 MILES LONG TO THE NORTHEAST AND IS WIDE AS 1.75 MILES. SURFACE WINDS WERE WEAK AT THE TIME OF IMAGE OUT OF THE SOUTHEAST AND MODELED OCEAN CURRENTS WERE ALSO WEAK OUT OF THE EAST NORTH-EAST, GENERALLY AGREEING WITH THE ORIENTATION OF THE SLICK.
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ID:dbb59e90-1650-37ae-8342-91ff5f9e0fe5
Source:http://nrc.uscg.mil/
Date:2015-06-24 02:05:00
Location:28.9358333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil, LABB, BigSpill