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PRESS RELEASE

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

Plaquemines:
Sighting: Heavy oil located in Skip Jack Bay.
Date: 15 Jun 10

Sighting: Heavy oil located 2 miles E of West Delta Receiving Helo Pad.
Date: 15 Jun 10

Sighting: Heavy tar with rainbow sheen and oil slick in the marsh grass located in Bay Baptiste.
Date: 15 Jun 10

Sighting: Thick oil located in California Bay 3 miles E of Kelly Gap.
Date: 15 Jun 10

Sighting: Rainbow sheen with tar patties located E of Grand Terre Canal in Bay Dispute.
Date: 15 Jun 10

Sighting: Heavy rainbow sheen in mangroves located in Cat Bay Bird Island.
Date: 15 Jun 10

Sighting: Tar in the marsh grass located in the NE section of Barataria Bay.
Date: 15 Jun 10

Sighting: Tar patties and rainbow sheen in the marsh grass located in Bayou Dulac.
Date: 15 Jun 10


Jefferson Parish:
Sighting: Rainbow sheen with tar patties located in Barataria Pass between Grand Isle and Fort Livingston.
Date: 15 Jun 10

Sighting: Rainbow sheen with tar patties located in Pass Able near E tip of Grand Isle.
Date: 15 Jun 10

Sighting: Rainbow sheen with tar patties located N of Grand Isle by Panama Point.
Date: 15 Jun 10

Sighting: Rainbow sheen with tar patties located N of Grand Terre Island near Pass Able.
Date: 15 Jun 10

Sighting: Tar in the marsh grass located in Manilla Village.
Date: 15 Jun 10


Terrebonne Parish:
Sighting: Oil with streamers located 1 mile S of Timbalier Island.
Date: 15 Jun10

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