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Bayou Teche Mystery

Jeanerette, LA, USA | 2020-Jul-06

Initial Notification: On July 6, 2020, the St. Mary Parrish, LA Sheriff's department notified the USCG Morgan City of a brown substance floating in Bayou Teche. The substance was spotted as far north as Iberia and covered more than 8 miles of Bayou Teche. NOAA assisted with the identification and sampling of the unknown substance. LSU will analyze the substance.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Other
Products of concern:not oil
Latitude (approximate): 29° 53.99′ North
Longitude (approximate): 91° 37.57′ West