Report on Oil Sightings throughout Coastal Louisiana

May 29, 2010

BATON ROUGE (May 28, 2010) – The below is a situational awareness report of oil impacted areas led by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, the Louisiana Army National Guard and local governments.

Note: The information in this report has been forwarded to the federal incident command post in Houma, which is composed of U.S. Coast Guard and BP officials. This report consists of newly impacted areas, and does not serve as a comprehensive listing of impacted areas.

Oil Sightings Report May 28, 2010

Jefferson Parish:
Sighting: Bayou-wide sheen in Bayou St. Denis near the Barataria Bay Waterway.
Date: 28 May 10

Sighting: 200′x 500” sheen patch with ribbons of sheen extending off the patch on the western side of Three Bayou Bay.
Date: 28 May 10

Sighting: Ribbons of sheen approximately one mile long and 10-30 feet wide throughout Little Lake.
Date: 28 May 10

Terrebonne Parish:
Sighting: Four mile sheen in Cat Island Pass with impacted marsh in the Seabreeze Pass near Bayou Jose.
Date: 28 May 10

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