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Report on Oil Sightings throughout Coastal Louisiana

BATON ROUGE (June 28, 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 28, 2010

St. Bernard Parish:
Sighting: Orange emulsified oil 2.5 miles E of Martello Bay
Date: 28 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil pancake in N Chandeleur Sound, 5.5 miles E of Martin Bay
Date: 28 Jun 10

Sighting: Emulsified oil off western shore on N Chandeleur Islands
Date: 28 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil spots located 1.75 miles E of Chandeleur Islands
Date: 28 Jun 10

Sighting: Recoverable oil reported in E Chandeleur Sound, 2 miles E/SE of Point Neptune
Date: 28 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil sighted 1 mile E of the southern tip of Chandeleur Islands
Date: 28 Jun 10


Plaquemines Parish:
Sighting: Tar balls sighted in North Mississippi Pass of Pass A Loutre
Date: 28 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil slick with small tar balls beginning near Pilot/Straight Bayou ending near NE Mississippi Pass
Date: 28 Jun 10

Sighting: Orange/brown oil sighted in Red Fish Bay, 3 miles NE of East Jetty of South Mississippi Pass
Date: 28 Jun 10

Sighting: Tar balls in a sheen located in East Bay, 7 miles W of West Jetty of South Mississippi Pass
Date: 28 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil in marsh on the western shoreline of Bay Long
Date: 28 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil in marsh of Bayou Dulac 0.63 miles from Bay Batiste
Date: 28 Jun 10

Sighting: Tar balls in a sheen 0.64 miles SE of Bay Jimmy
Date: 28 Jun 10

Sighting: Tar balls in a sheen located in SE Wilkinson Bay
Date: 28 Jun 10

Sighting: Tar balls in a sheen for mile in Wilkinson Bayou from Wilkinson Bay
Date: 28 Jun 10


Jefferson Parish:
Sighting: Tar patties mile off SW shore of Mendicant Island
Date: 28 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil sheen with small tar balls located on the E bank of Barataria Pass
Date: 28 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil in sand on NE shore of Fifi Island
Date: 28 Jun 10


Lafourche Parish:
Sighting: Small tar balls reported in an oil slick in S mouth of Belle Pass
Date: 28 Jun 10


Terrebonne Parish:
Sighting: Emulsified oil off W shore of Whiskey Island
Date: 28 Jun 10

Sighting: Emulsified oil off W shore of Raccoon Point
Date: 28 Jun 10


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