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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil 2018-02-24

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1205168
Incident Time: 2018-02-24 05:20:00
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)
Report Description
///NOAA POLLUTION REPORT.///SATELLITE IMAGERY REVEALED AN ANOMALY BELIEVED TO BE OIL JUST EAST OF THE DESTROYED TAYLOR PLATFORM. THE ANOMALY SHOWED MOSTLY GOOD CONTRAST WITH ITS SURROUNDINGS AND APPEARED OUT OF PLACE. THE ANOMALY STRETCHED A TOTAL OF 2.11 NAUTICAL MILES IN THE SOUTHWEST-NORTHEAST ORIENTATION. SURFACE WINDS AROUND THE TIME OF THE IMAGE WERE FROM THE SOUTH AT 10-15 KNOTS. CONFIDENCE IS DETERMINED TO BE MEDIUM-HIGH GIVEN THE ANOMALY IS NOT DIRECTLY ATTACHED THE KNOWN REPEAT LEAK SOURCE AND SHOWS LESSER CONTRAST AT ITS NORTHEASTERN EDGE.
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ID:f5191c24-c2a8-3369-9513-6ca6696ddaef
Source:http://nrc.uscg.mil/
Date:2018-02-24 05:20:00
Location:28.9358333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil