Report on Oil Sightings throughout Coastal Louisiana
BATON ROUGE (June 15, 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 15, 2010
Sighting: Heavy oil located 2 miles E of West Delta Receiving Helo Pad.
Sighting: Heavy tar with rainbow sheen and oil slick in the marsh grass located in Bay Baptiste.
Sighting: Thick oil located in California Bay 3 miles E of Kelly Gap.
Sighting: Rainbow sheen with tar patties located E of Grand Terre Canal in Bay Dispute.
Sighting: Heavy rainbow sheen in mangroves located in Cat Bay Bird Island.
Sighting: Tar in the marsh grass located in the NE section of Barataria Bay.
Sighting: Tar patties and rainbow sheen in the marsh grass located in Bayou Dulac.
Sighting: Rainbow sheen with tar patties located in Pass Able near E tip of Grand Isle.
Sighting: Rainbow sheen with tar patties located N of Grand Isle by Panama Point.
Sighting: Rainbow sheen with tar patties located N of Grand Terre Island near Pass Able.
Sighting: Tar in the marsh grass located in Manilla Village.