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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Oil: Crude in Gulf Of Mexi 2012-10-18

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1027690
Incident Time: 2012-10-18 08:30:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: PLATFORM INCIDENT MISSISSIPPI CANYON BLOCK 20A
Incident Type: PLATFORM
Material: OIL: CRUDE
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party: TAYLOR ENERGY
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.939660, -88.980010 (Approximated from BlockCentroid)
Reported Sheen Size: 400 feet by 3.3 miles (area 160 acres)
Reported Spill Volume: 2 gallons
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 171.05 gallons
Report Description
CALLER STATED THAT DURING AN OVERFLIGHT THEY DISCOVERED A DISCHARGE OF 2 GALLONS OF CRUDE OIL INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO. CALLER STATED THAT THE DISCHARGE IS FROM A PLATFORM DUE TO HURRICANE IVAN.
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ID:e0c02814-ce17-3611-a2d0-c1d5e55713f2
Source:http://www.nrc.uscg.mil/reports/rwservlet?standard_web+inc_seq=1027690
Date:2012-10-18 08:30:00
Location:28.939660352352 -88.9800100543977
Tags:NRC, BigSpill, LABB, oil, release, SheenSizeMismatch