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Mystery Sheen, Offshore Cameron Parish

Lousiana | 2018-Feb-01

Initial Notification: On February 1, 2018, the USCG MSU Lake Charles contacted the NOAA SSC to evaluate if a 300 ft x 0.5 mile rainbow colored mystery sheen was potentially associated with a sunken fishing vessel or was from another potential source. Current and source analysis requested.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Oil (rainbow sheen)
Total amount at risk of spill: UNK gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 33.60′ North
Longitude (approximate): 93° 8.73′ West