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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil in Gulf Of Mexico near New Orleans, LA 2013-08-12

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1056910
Incident Time: 2013-08-12 19:10:00
Nearest City: New Orleans, LA
Location: UNKNOWN SHEEN INCIDENT 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)
Report Description
***NESDIS REPORT*** AN AREA OF POSSIBLE OIL WAS VISIBLE EXTENDING NORTHEAST FROM THE DESTROYED TAYLOR PLATFORM. THE SUSPECTED SLICK APPEARED TO BE BROKEN INTO TWO PARTS WITH THE AREA OF OIL CLOSEST TO THE PLATFORM EXTENDED ABOUT 6.6 KM, WHILE THE SECONDARY PORTION OF OIL EXTENDED AN ADDITIONAL 16 KM. SOUTHWEST SURFACE WINDS AT THE TIME OF THE IMAGE CORRESPOND WELL WITH THE SLICKS EXTENSION TO THE NORTHEAST
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ID:e8248027-45d9-32bf-8427-21f0435e
Source:http://www.nrc.uscg.mil/reports/rwservlet?standard_web+inc_seq=1056910
Date:2013-08-12 19:10:00
Location:28.9358333333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil