Report on Oil Sightings throughout Coastal Louisiana

May 30, 2010

BATON ROUGE (May 29, 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 5/29/10

Plaquemines:

Sighting: Sheen patches throughout Wilkinson Bay, SW area.
Date: 29 May 10.

Sighting: Light grey sheen with small tar balls 15-20 miles south of Barataria Bay.
Date: 29 May 10.

Sighting: Boom with black recoverable oil on a small island south of Bird Island in Cat Bay.
Date: 29 May 10.

Jefferson Parish:

Sighting: Rip line of sheen and emulsified oil running north and south two miles north east of Barataria Pass.
Date: 28 May 10.

Lafourche Parish:

Sighting: Grey sheen and tar balls at the mouth of Coup Abel Pass on East Grand Terre side of the pass.
Date: 29 May 10.

Sighting: Sheen patches approximately 100 yards in diameter on western end of Little Lake in Bay L’Ours.
Date: 29 May 10.

Sighting: Heavy oil mixed with organic matter located in two inlets of Grand Isle, approximately 3.75 miles northeast of Pass Fourchon.
Date: 29 May 10.

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