Mystery Spill in Breton Sound, LA
LA, Gulf of Mexico | 2023-Jan-17
Initial Notification: On January 17, 2023, the USCG notified the NOAA SSC of a mystery crude oil discharge in Breton Sound, LA. The sheen size is 2 miles long by 150 feet wide. The USCG is concerned about the risk to a couple of islands to the NE of the incident location and requested a trajectory analysis.
|Products of concern:||crude|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||12 gallons|
|Latitude (approximate):||29° 34.95′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||89° 5.62′ West|