Coast Guard determines Cocoa Beach, Fla., tar balls not related to BP Deepwater oil spill

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard Marine Safety Laboratory in New London, Conn., has analyzed oil samples collected Wednesday from Cocoa Beach, Fla., and results confirm the samples do not match the BP Deepwater oil spill.

Coast Guard crews responding to tar balls at Cocoa Beach, Fla.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Coast Guard pollution investigators from Sector Jacksonville are responding to a reports of tar balls found on area beaches in Cocoa Beach, Fla., and Cape Canaveral, Fla., Wednesday.