Report on Oil Sightings throughout Coastal Louisiana
BATON ROUGE (June 3, 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 June 3, 2010
Sighting: Thick brown streamers with rainbow sheen in a one mile area running north to south, 11 miles west of lower Plaquemines Parish.
Sighting: Two separate lines of oil 1.7 miles due south of the Mississippi River Delta.
Sighting: Sighted oil in the reeds on the east side of Redfish Bay.
Sighting: Oil reported of a mile east of Loumis Bay.
Sighting: Shoreline impact of oil 0.17 miles south of Grand Bayou Pass.
Sighting: Small patches of silver sheen 50 - 200 feet in diameter; 18 miles south east of Mud Lumps Historical Landmark.
Sighting: Line of emulsification 3.8 miles north east of Timber Bayou.
Sighting: Heavy black oil one mile long by 350 yards wide in north west Wreck Bay.
Sighting: Patches of light sheen at the intersection of King Lake and Mud Hole Bay.
Sighting: Ribbons of sheen on Bayou Little Caillou near Lake Boudreaux.
Sighting: Light continuous sheen approximately ten yards wide, six miles south west of Coupe Colin Island.