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PRESS RELEASE

Report on Oil Sightings throughout Coastal Louisiana

BATON ROUGE (June 11, 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 11, 2010

Plaquemines:
Sighting: Gray sheen with tar balls just under surface of the water in Pass Abel.
Date: 11 Jun 10

Sighting: Gray sheen with tar balls in the mangroves in East Grand Terre Canals by Bay Ronquille.
Date: 11 Jun 10

Sighting: Large oil slick on the southern tip of Lost Bayou.
Date: 11 Jun 10

Sighting: Large gray sheen with tar patties extending 1 mile S to Lake Washington Camps.
Date: 11 Jun 10

Sighting: Large rainbow sheen with tar balls in Bay Sansbois off of Bayou Dulac.
Date: 11 Jun 10

Sighting: Long streamers of heavy oil in Yankee Pond.
Date: 11 Jun 10

Sighting: Heavy oil 2.75 miles SW of Fleur Pond/Yankee Pond area.
Date: 11 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil off the beach in the Pass Tante Phine area.
Date: 11 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil 2 miles long and mile wide in water 6 miles SE of Redfish Bay.
Date: 11 Jun 10


Jefferson Parish:
Sighting: Gray sheen with tar balls in Barataria Pass.
Date: 11 June 10

Sighting: Large gray sheen 3 nautical miles from Barataria Pass.
Date: 11 June 10

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