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
Sighting: Gray sheen with tar balls in the mangroves in East Grand Terre Canals by Bay Ronquille.
Sighting: Large oil slick on the southern tip of Lost Bayou.
Sighting: Large gray sheen with tar patties extending 1 mile S to Lake Washington Camps.
Sighting: Large rainbow sheen with tar balls in Bay Sansbois off of Bayou Dulac.
Sighting: Long streamers of heavy oil in Yankee Pond.
Sighting: Heavy oil 2.75 miles SW of Fleur Pond/Yankee Pond area.
Sighting: Oil off the beach in the Pass Tante Phine area.
Sighting: Oil 2 miles long and mile wide in water 6 miles SE of Redfish Bay.
Sighting: Large gray sheen 3 nautical miles from Barataria Pass.