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Report on Oil Sightings throughout Coastal Louisiana

BATON ROUGE (May 31, 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 5/31/10

Jefferson Parish:

Sighting: Grey sheen on bay side of Camanida bridge.
Date: 31 May 10.
Sighting: Sheen with tar balls near Camanida Pass.
Date: 31 May 10.
Sighting: Oil slick with tar patties floating in it mile south east of Elmer Island.
Date: 31 May 10.

Lafourche Parish:
Sighting: Grey sheen with sparse quarter-size tar balls in the mouth of Belle Pass.
Date: 31 May 10.
Sighting: Rainbow sheen with tar patties floating in Pass Fourchon.
Date: 31 May 10.
Sighting: Ribbons of light sheen coming from Little Lake into Grand Bayou Blue with 150 feet of metallic sheen three miles north in Grand Bayou Blue.
Date: 31 May 10.

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