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Main Pass 69 Sheen; Mississippi River Delta, USA

Mississippi River Delta, USA | 2018-Aug-14

Initial Notification: On August 14, 2018, the USCG Sector New Orleans contacted the NOAA SSC regarding a sheen reported on 13AUG2018 @ 1534 for an unknown amount of oil discharging from an unknown source resulting in an estimated 0.25nm long and 50ft wide sheen in the water.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Oil
Total amount at risk of spill: N/A gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 12.78′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 2.76′ West