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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil 2015-06-05

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1118786
Incident Time: 2015-06-05 12:00:00
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
******MARINE POLLUTION SURVEILLANCE REPORT****** THE POSSIBLE OIL APPEARS TO BE ATTACHED TO THE DESTROYED TAYLOR PLATFORM, A REPEAT LEAK SOURCE. THE ANOMALY APPEARS DARKER THAN ITS SURROUNDINGS, A COMMON OIL SIGNATURE SEEN OUTSIDE OF SUNGLINT CONDITIONS. THE ANOMALY EXTENDED FOR UPWARDS OF 17 MILES TO THE SOUTHWEST AND SURFACE WINDS WERE GENERALLY LIGHT AT THE TIME OF THE IMAGE. ASCAT WINDS TAKEN EARLIER SUGGESTED A NORTHEAST WIND AT 5 KNOTS, GENERALLY AGREEING WITH THE ORIENTATION OF THE SLICK.
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ID:f7b28808-c348-3e57-8144-9444472fb48e
Source:http://nrc.uscg.mil/
Date:2015-06-05 12:00:00
Location:28.9358333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil