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Mystery Spill SW Pass

Gulf of Mexico | 2021-Mar-17

Initial Notification: USCG contacted NOAA SSC on 17 MAR 2021 for assistance in identifying the source of a mystery sheen near SW pass. SSC recommended a satellite imagery analysis request be sent to NESDIS. NESDIS generated an MPSR identifying both the anomaly and suspect vessel.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 28° 50.47′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 24.22′ West