So, who can you believe? According to the July 12 NRC report about the oil leaking from Site 23051, there was a spill of 7.43 gallons of oil with a visible sheen reported to be 9.3 miles in length and 200 feet wide. This report was based on observations during an overflight that occurred at […]
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In the past 2 weeks, there were 4 different coal train derailments in the United States. On Wednesday, June 27 a Union Pacific coal train derailed near Junction City, in northeastern Kansas, overturning or crushing 23 rail cars. The train was en route to Memphis from a mine in Colorado, according to this report. On […]
No big surprise here. Another slick apparently coming from Site 23051 in the Gulf. And another case of underreporting. It does seem to be the same old story, same old song and dance. The June 28 NRC report for this chronic leak, presumably filed by the responsible party – Taylor Energy – lists a spill […]
Pretty sizable slick emanating from Site 23051 shown in yesterday’s MODIS image. Below is the image with no markups: MODIS Aqua image from 5/30 And the same image below showing the size of the slick using the tools in Google Earth to measure the perimeter of the spill: The outline of this slick is over […]
For those of you keeping track, in April the NRC received 27 reports over the course of 30 days for the site of Platform 23051 in the Gulf of Mexico off the Mississippi Delta. This is the site where Taylor Energy had 26 wells destroyed by Hurricane Ivan back in 2004. According to the NRC […]