Report on Oil Sightings throughout Coastal Louisiana
BATON ROUGE (July 1, 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 July 1, 2010
Sighting: Large gray sheen in Caminada Pass.
Sighting: Gray oil sheen with large tar balls located .75 miles S of Beauregard Island.
Sighting: Oil with tar balls located in Barataria Pass.
Sighting: Oil sheen with tar balls located in Pass Abel.
Sighting: Oil located in Barataria Pass near Grand Terre.
Sighting: Heavy streamers of oil located 2 miles SE of Timbalier Bay Camp Seaplane Base.
Sighting: Heavy oil streamers on unnamed island located 2.25 miles W of Belle Pass in Timbalier Bay.
Sighting: Emulsified oil in the mouth of Belle Pass
Sighting: Heavy oil streamers on the NW shoreline of Bay Champagne.
Sighting: Heavy oil streamers in the marsh located NE of Bay Champagne.
Sighting: Oil sighted 1.5 SE of Bay Champagne.
Oil and sheen in marsh 2.25 miles SW of Elmer's Island.
Sighting: Heavy oil located southeast of Timbalier Island
Sighting: Gray oil sheen line about 100 ft wide with tar balls located 1 mile E of Raccoon Lake.
Sighting: Tar on marsh grass located 1 mile SE of Bay Batiste.
Sighting: Heavy oil sheen located miles N of Cat Bay.
Sighting: Oil sheen located miles SW of Burrwood Production Heliport.
Sighting: Oil sheen located in South West Pass of the Mississippi river.
Sighting: Oil located miles N of Cognevich Pass.
Sighting: Heavy oil located 1 mile South of Straight Bayou.
Sighting: Sheen with tar balls located miles SW of Bay Jimmy.
Sighting: Sheen with tar balls located 1.5 miles SW of Bay Jimmy.
Sighting: Oil located 1/3 mile NE of Johnson Pass.
Sighting: Oil located miles N of English Bayou.
Sighting: Oil located on the Beach of Isle Grand Terre.
Sighting: Oil sheen entering Dennis Pass at the Mississippi River Delta area.
Sighting: Oil sheen located in Bayou Alphonse.
Sighting: Oil located 9 miles SW of Garden Island Bay.
St. Bernard Parish:
Sighting: Oil located S of an unnamed island between Bay Welsh and Bay Chaland
Sighting: Oil mats and sheen in the marsh off an island W of Tambour Cutoff.
Sighting: Oil located in Bay Welsh N of Cooke Point.
Sighting: Oil located on beach 1 mile NE of Tambour Bay
Sighting: Oil impacting the NE shore of Lake Pelto
Sighting: Oil into marsh island SE of Tambour Bay
Sighting: Oil located into marsh on SE side of the mouth of the Petit Bayou Cailou
Sighting: Oil located into marsh N of Tambour Cutoff
Sighting: Gray sheen with tar balls located in the NE side of Pelican Lake
Sighting: Oil sheen located at the mouth of the Houma Navigation Canal
Sighting: Large sheen streamers with oil patties located at the entrance of Timbalier Bay