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Mystery Sheen Main Pass Blk 69; Gulf of Mexico, LA, USA

Gulf of Mexico, LA, USA | 2021-Jun-25

Initial Notification: On June 23, 2021, USCG Sector New Orleans received a report of 9 mile-long silver and rainbow sheen in Main Pass Block, several miles to the east of Delta National Wildlife Refuge at 29 14.9N, 089 05.3W. On June 25, 2021, the sheen was reported to be 2nm long. The Responsible Party has not yet been identified and the release is not yet secure. NOAA provided a trajectory and resources at risk.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 29° 14.90′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 5.30′ West