Report on Oil Sightings throughout Coastal Louisiana
BATON ROUGE (June 23, 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 23, 2010
Sighting: Heavy oil on the shoreline located in NE Bay Coquette.
Sighting: Heavy oil in the marsh located in western Bayou Coquette.
Sighting: Oil located N of Pelican Island in SW Scofield Bay.
Sighting: Oil on the shoreline located in SW Bay Sanbois and Bayou Dulac.
Sighting: Oil streamers located in SE Bay Chene Fleur.
Sighting: Tar patties located 2.5 miles W of Lost Bayou in Bay Batiste.
Sighting: Orange oil located in Barataria Pass.
Sighting: Approximately 15 gallons of oil on the S shore of Elmer's Island.
Sighting: Oil located on West Fourchon Beach.
Sighting: Oil located on East Fourchon Beach.