Oil sheen 20 miles north of Macondo

Oil sheen in Gulf of Mexico under investigation, The Times-Picayune, March 19, 2011, 1:46 pm EDT:

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating a large oil sheen about 20 miles north of the site of last April's Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion. ...

The sheen was described as about a half-mile long and a half-mile wide, [Paul Barnard, an operations controller for Coast Guard Sector New Orleans] said.

h/t WhoDat35, Casey Nunez

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