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Report on Oil Sightings throughout Coastal Louisiana

BATON ROUGE (June 22, 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 22, 2010

St. Bernard Parish:
Sighting: Oil located .62 miles N of Raccoon Island in Lake Fortuna.
Date: 22 June 10


Plaquemines Parish:
Sighting: Tar balls located in Lake Grand Ecaille and Bay Batiste.
Date: 22 Jun 10.

Sighting: Gray sheen with tar balls located 1.6 miles SE of Lost Bayou.
Date: 22 Jun 10.

Sighting: Oil located in Bay Jimmy.
Date: 22 Jun 10.

Sighting: Oil in the grass approximately 75 meters by 10 meters wide located W of Calumet Island.
Date: 22 Jun 10.

Sighting: Tar balls located in Barataria Pass near Bay Chaland.
Date: 22 Jun 10.

Sighting: Oil sheen with tar balls located in Grand Bayou Pass.
Date: 22 Jun 10.

Sighting: Oil with tar patties in the marsh grass located in S Bay Jimmy.
Date: 22 Jun 10.

Sighting: Tar patties located 1.86 SW of Bay Jimmy.
Date: 22 Jun 10.

Sighting: Oil on the shoreline located in Lake Washington.
Date: 22 Jun 10.

Sighting: Oil located in E Redfish Bay.
Date: 22 Jun 10.


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