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TPIC Breton Sound 37 Facility Spill; LA, USA

LA, USA | 2019-Oct-27

Initial Notification: On October 27, 2019, the USCG notified the NOAA SSC of an 8 mile mystery sheen in Breton Sound in the vicinity of the Chandeleur Islands. Later confirmed that source of sheen was a damaged TPIC wellhead 37. USFW is engaged and providing remote support. NOAA provided initial trajectory and will continue support.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 29° 31.04′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 7.54′ West