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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