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April 30, 2010

New spill map: Where gulf oil is heading

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released a map this afternoon showing the approximate oil locations off Louisiana and Mississippi coastlines.

According to U.S. Coast Guard estimates, 1.6 million gallons of oil have already gushed out of a deepwater well 45 miles off the coast of Louisiana. Oil is leaking 200,000+ gallons a day (5,000 barrels) and officials say capping the exploded well may take months. The ruptured well is in 5000 feet of water was leased by BP Petroleum.

November 27, 2007

Latest map of SF spill area and cleanup

The Cosco Busan oil spill is nearly three weeks old. Crews are still searching for oiled animals and exorcising oil from beaches and rocks. If you’re curious where the oil is being reported and where crews are working in San Francisco Bay, see the Unified Command’s online map.

Full map (825 KB PDF)

November 11, 2007

Map of SF Bay oil spill

Google has a helpful map that shows areas and beaches affected by the 58,000 gallons of bunker fuel that spilled into the bay after a container ship side swiped the Bay Bridge on Wednesday morning, November 7, 2007.
See the map