Report on Oil Sightings throughout Coastal Louisiana
BATON ROUGE (June 21, 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 21, 2010
St. Bernard Parish:
Sighting: Gray sheen with tar balls located 1.6 miles southeast of Lost Bayou.
Sighting: Oil located in Bay Jimmy.
Sighting: Oil in the grass approximately 75 meters by 10 meters wide located west of Calumet Island.
Sighting: Tar balls located in Barataria Pass near Bay Chaland.
Sighting: Oil sheen with tar balls located in Grand Bayou Pass.
Sighting: Oil with tar patties in the marsh grass located in south Bay Jimmy.
Sighting: Oil on the shoreline located in Lake Washington.
Sighting: Oil in east Redfish Bay.