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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil 2016-01-18

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1138367
Incident Time: 2016-01-18 06:49:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: SEE LAT/LONG
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: 528 feet by 9.4 miles (area 601.6 acres)
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 643.15 gallons
Report Description
NESDIS MARINE POLLUTION SURVEILLANCE REPORT: AN AREA OF POSSIBLE OIL EXTENDS SOUTHWEST FROM THE SITE OF THE DESTROYED TAYLOR PLATFORM FOR APPROXIMATELY 9.4 MILES, THOUGH IT IS NOT CONTINUOUS OVER THIS LENGTH. THE SLICK IS ABOUT 0.1 MILES IN WIDTH. DIRECTION OF THE SLICK IS IN AGREEMENT WITH SURFACE WINDS AND OCEAN CURRENTS OUT OF THE NORTHEAST, WITH WIND SPEEDS OF 11-15 MPH AT THE TIME OF THE IMAGE.
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ID:e3d65ebb-ae93-397f-8ea6-09348d03b1a2
Source:http://nrc.uscg.mil/
Date:2016-01-18 06:49:00
Location:28.9358333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil, LABB, BigSpill