South Padre Island tar ball cleanup nears ends

Brownsville, Texas – Clean up efforts continued Saturday in the removal of tar balls that washed ashore on beaches near South Padre Island July 23, 2009. It is estimated that more than 2,500 gallons of tar have been recovered, and clean up efforts are expected to end Saturday.

Coast Guard response to tar balls near South Padre Island continues

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Brownsville personnel and state and local officials today continue to respond to the discovery of tar balls that washed ashore on beaches near South Padre Island, July 22, 2009.

Coast Guard responds to tar balls at Coronado Beach

SAN DIEGO – The Coast Guard is currently responding to a report of tar balls of various sizes washing up on the shores of Coronado Beach.

Coast Guard to Oversee Tarball Cleanup on Robert Crown Memorial State Park

ALAMEDA, Calf. – The Coast Guard, working with the Department of Fish and Game, Office of Spill Prevention and Response (OSPR), and East Bay Regional Parks, will oversee the cleanup of tarballs discovered on the Robert Crown Memorial State Beach, today. At 1:36 p.m., the Coast Guard received a report of tarballs on the beach, and sent a shoreside team to investigate. Coast Guard and state pollution...