Louisiana.gov logo > Explore > Emergency > Home Agencies  | Contacts  
Urgent! emergency.louisiana.gov  
            En Español       

PRESS RELEASE

Report on Oil Sightings throughout Coastal Louisiana

BATON ROUGE (May 30, 2010) - The below is a situational awareness report of oil impacted areas led by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, the Louisiana Army National Guard and local governments.

Note: The information in this report has been forwarded to the federal incident command post in Houma, which is composed of U.S. Coast Guard and BP officials. This report consists of newly impacted areas, and does not serve as a comprehensive listing of impacted areas.

Oil Sightings Report 5/30/10

Iberia Parish:
Sighting: Approximately two or three small patches of oil found on the southern shore of Marsh Island.
Date: 30 May 10.

Lafourche Parish:
Sighting: Traces of oil and saturated sorbent boom on an island south of Fricot Bayou.
Date: 30 May 10.

Plaquemines:
Sighting: Grey sheen of ribbons with oil droplets in Wilkinson Bayou.
Date: 30 May 10.

Terrebonne Parish: Sighting: Light oil sheen with tar balls in a bayou south of Lake Tambour. The oil is pushing through the bayou from Lake Tambour and covers the bayou entirely.
Date: 29 May 10.

###

 

Terms of Use   |   Contacts   |   Privacy and Security Policy   |   Link Policy   |   Accessibility Policy