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PRESS RELEASE

Report on Oil Sightings throughout Coastal Louisiana

BATON ROUGE (June 24, 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 24, 2010

Plaquemines:
Sighting: Oil located in between boom and shoreline in Hermitage Bay.
Date: 24 Jun 10

Sighting: Tar balls located S of Bayou Trouve.
Date: 24 Jun 10

Sighting: Thick grey sheen located near Four Bayou Pass.
Date: 24 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil in the grass located between Lake Grand Ecaille and Bay Batiste.
Date: 24 Jun 10

Sighting: Gray sheen with tar balls located in Pass Abel.
Date: 24 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil in the grass located in Lost Bayou.
Date: 24 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil in the grass located in Bay Jimmy.
Date: 24 Jun 10

Sighting: Thick gray sheen with tar balls located in Lost Bayou.
Date: 24 Jun 10

Sighting: Thick gray sheen with tar balls and oil in the grass located in Bay Batiste.
Date: 24 Jun 10

Sighting: Gray sheen with tar balls located in Pass Abel between Grand Terre Islands.
Date: 24 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil in the marsh grass located in N Bay Jimmy.
Date: 24 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil located in Scofield Bay.
Date: 24 Jun 10

Sighting: Light sheen located between booms in Sandy Point Bay.
Date: 24 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil sheen mile by 1 mile wide located S of Bay La Mer.
Date: 24 Jun 10

Sighting: Heavy rainbow sheen located near an island in Sandy Point Bay.
Date: 24 Jun 10


Jefferson Parish:
Sighting: Gray sheen with tar balls and oil in the grass located near Manilla Village.
Date: 24 Jun 10

Sighting: Thick Rainbow sheen with tar balls and oil in the grass located near Fort Livingston.
Date: 24 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil on the rock jetties located near Grand Isle.
Date: 24 Jun 10


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