Florida Keys tar balls not linked to Deepwater Horizon oil spill

KEY WEST, Fla. – The Coast Guard Marine Safety Laboratory in New London, Conn. analyzed a sampling of tar balls discovered on Florida Keys shoreline Tuesday and determined that none of the collected samples are from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Coast Guard urges mariners in the Florida Keys to be safe this New Year

KEY WEST, Fla. – The Coast Guard would like to encourage holiday boaters to have fun and be safe by boating responsibly during their New Year’s celebrations.