Report on Oil Sightings throughout Coastal Louisiana
BATON ROUGE (June 18, 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 18, 2010
St. Bernard Parish:
Sighting: Heavy oil with tar balls in the marsh grass and light gray sheen located in the W inlet of Bay Long.
Sighting: Gray sheen with tar balls located in the northern half of Four Bayou Pass.
Sighting: Heavy oil in the marsh located on the NE shoreline of Bay Batiste.
Sighting: Heavy oil with tar balls and patties in the marsh located in the SW mouth of Bay Jimmy.
Sighting: Thick oil located 2 miles NW of St Mary's point in N Barataria Bay.
Sighting: Gray sheen with tar patties in the marsh grass located on the SW shoreline near the mouth of Wilkinson Bay.
Sighting: Gray sheen with tar patties in the marsh grass located on the SW shoreline of Petite Bay Chene Fleur.
Sighting: Oil sheen located .6 miles W of Bird Reef in Barataria Bay.
Sighting: Oil sheen with tar balls located .64 miles N of Grand Terre in Pass Abel.
Sighting: Oil located .82 miles W SW of the northern tip of Grand Terre.
Sighting: Gray sheen located .25 miles NW of North Lake.
Sighting: Gray sheen located 3 miles N of North Lake.