UPDATE 4 — “Slick was sighted by a helicopter pilot on Friday and is about 100 miles long”: Source – via Huffington Post

Oil Spill Reported Near Deepwater Drilling Site in Gulf, NRDC’s Rocky Kistner for Huffington Post, March 19, 2011 05:18 pm EDT:

The Coast Guard is investigating reports of a potentially large oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico not far from the Deepwater Horizon site. According to a knowledgeable source, the slick was sighted by a helicopter pilot on Friday and is about 100 miles long. A fishing boat captain said he went through the slick yesterday and it was strong enough to make his eyes burn. …

Independent pilots are attempting to reach the slick today. Bonnie Schumaker with Wings of Care reported she saw a slick two days ago and is attempting to reach the site. …

Read the report here.

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