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Report on Oil Sightings throughout Coastal Louisiana

BATON ROUGE (June 29, 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 29, 2010

St. Bernard Parish:
Sighting: Sheen with tar balls located 0.5 miles NE of Point Paulina in Morgan Harbor Pass.
Date: 29 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil located 5 miles E of Point Neptune in Chandeleur Sound.
Date: 29 Jun 10


Plaquemines Parish:
Sighting: Tar balls located in Straight Bayou off of northeast Pass a Loutre.
Date: 29 Jun 10

Sighting: Tar patties in sheen located in western Bay Jimmy.
Date: 29 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil located 7 miles SE of West Grand Terre Island.
Date: 29 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil located between Dennis Pass and Cadro Pass in the Garden Island Bay area.
Date: 29 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil located 1.87 miles SE of Pass Abel and West Grand Terre Island.
Date: 29 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil located in Lonesome Bayou off of southwest Pass a Loutre.
Date: 29 Jun 10

Sighting: Large plume of submerged oil located 11.22 miles N of Grants Pass.
Date: 29 Jun 10

Sighting: Sheens with possibly more oil under water located 18 miles NE of northeast pass of Mississppi River.
Date: 29 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil located offshore 30 miles E of Brenton Sound.
Date: 29 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil located offshore 10 miles SE of the West Jetty of the South Pass of the Mississippi River.
Date: 29 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil with rainbow sheens located offshore 16 miles W of Custom House Bayou.
Date: 29 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil located offshore 18 miles SW of Custom House Bayou.
Date: 29 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil located offshore 23 miles west of Bayou Thunder Von Tranc.
Date: 29 Jun 10

Sighting: Pancakes and tarballs located offshore 18 miles SE of Four Bayou Pass.
Date: 29 Jun 10

Sighting: Tar balls and oil located offshore 8.5 miles south of Grand Bayou Pass.
Date: 29 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil located offshore 10 miles south of Chaland Pass.
Date: 29 Jun 10


Jefferson Parish:
Sighting: Oil located 3.2 miles S of Caminada Pass.
Date: 29 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil located 1 mile SE of south shore of Grand Isle.
Date: 29 Jun 10

Sighting: Tar patties in sheen located 0.5 miles NW of Pass Abel.
Date: 29 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil located 3.5 miles E/SE of Caminada Pass.
Date: 29 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil slick one to two miles wide located from three miles S of Grand Isle stretching 12 mile long towards Fourchon.
Date: 29 Jun 10


Lafourche Parish:
Sighting: Oil on western Fourchon Beach located 1 mile E of Belle Pass.
Date: 29 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil located 2 miles W of Belle Pass in southeastern Terrebonne Bay.
Date: 29 Jun 10


Terrebonne Parish:
Sighting: Oil located in center of Cat Island Pass.
Date: 29 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil in Little Pass located 2 miles E of Timbalier Island.
Date: 29 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil located 2.5 - 3 miles S of Cat Island Pass.
Date: 29 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil located in the northern part of Wine Island Pass.
Date: 29 Jun 10

Sighting: Oil located 0.5 miles N of Cat Island in Terrebonne Bay.
Date: 29 Jun 10

Sighting: Tarballs and pancakes located 0.75 miles N of Caillou Island in Terrebonne Bay.
Date: 29 Jun 10


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