Coast Guard: Oil reported near last week’s well blowout off Louisiana coast

Published: November 12th, 2012 at 4:19 pm ET
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Follow-up to last week’s report from East Bay: Blowout in Gulf of Mexico: Wellhead releasing 'unknown product' into water off Louisiana coast (MAP)

Title: Incident Report # 1030328
Source: NATIONAL RESPONSE CENTER (U.S. Coast Guard)
Date: Report taken at 18:19 on 11-NOV-12

Incident Type: UNKNOWN SHEEN
Affected Area: EAST BAY
The incident was discovered on 10-NOV-12 at 10:40 local time.
Affected Medium: WATER EAST BAY
County: PLAQUEMINES
Latitude: 29° 00′ 09″ N
Longitude: 089° 16′ 29″ W
UNKNOWN SHEEN INCIDENT
CHRIS Code: OUN Official Material Name: UNKNOWN OIL
DESCRIPTION OF INCIDENT: CALLER STATED THAT DURING AN OVERFLIGHT, AN UNKNOWN SHEEN FROM AN UNKNOWN SOURCE WAS DISCOVERED IN EAST BAY.
Sheen Color: RAINBOW
Sheen Travel Direction: NW
Sheen Size Length: 600 METERS
Sheen Size Width: 10 FEET
Body of Water: EAST BAY

See also: Feds: Release of 'unknown amount' of 'unknown substance' due to 'unknown cause' off Louisiana coast -- Helicopter investigating incident

Published: November 12th, 2012 at 4:19 pm ET
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