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Mystery Sheen, Trinity Bay

Chambers County, TX | 2017-Jun-01

Initial Notification: On June 1, 2017, the NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) produced an Oceanmap satellite report showing an anomaly (potential spill) in Trinity Bay, TX, near some small facilities in the Bay. NOAA SSC provided report to Sector Houston-Galveston, who were currently working with local facility to evaluate sheen.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:unknown
Latitude (approximate): 29° 44.92′ North
Longitude (approximate): 94° 44.22′ West