Report on Oil Sightings throughout Coastal Louisiana
BATON ROUGE (July 6, 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 6, 2010
Sighting: Tar balls located in Black Bay near Jessies Island.
Sighting: Tar balls located in Black Bay between Lonesome Island and Snake Island.
Sighting: Oil located at the Mouth of Lonesome Bayou
Sighting: Oil located in Pilot Bayou.
Sighting: Oil located in Straight Bayou.
Sighting: Large amount of oil located N of Burrword Bayou
St. Tammany Parish:
Sighting: Tar balls located in Lake Pontchartrain .5 miles S of Olimpic Beach.
Sighting: Oil located in marsh on the NW side of Oak Bayou
Sighting: Oil sheen with tar balls 2 miles in Diameter located in the middle of Terrebonne Bay
Sighting: Numerous oil patches mile off the W end of Timbalier Island
Sighting: Oil impacting the marsh on the S middle of West Timbalier Island
Sighting: Oil impacting the marsh on the SE side of West Timbalier Island.