Coast Guard and Florida DEP responded to tarballs in Islamorada Tuesday

Coast Guard File PhotoISLAMORADA, Fla. – The Coast Guard and Florida Department of Environmental Protection responded to a report of tarballs in Islamorada Tuesday. Three Shoreline Cleanup Assessment Teams comprised of active duty Coast Guard pollution investigators, Coast Guard Auxiliary members from three flotillas in the upper keys, and members of Florida Department of Environmental Protection...

Oil sheen and tarballs found on Lake Pontchartrain

HOUMA, La. – Oil observers reported sheen and tar balls in the Rigolets and Lake Pontchartrain this morning to the Slidell Forward Operating Base of the Deepwater Horizon Response.

Environmental Agencies Complete Tarball Recovery on Crown Memorial Beach

ALAMEDA, Calif. (CG Public Affairs) – The Coast Guard, working with the Department of Fish and Game, Office of Spill Prevention and Response (OSPR), and East Bay Regional Parks, has completed the recovery of tarballs which were discovered on Robert Crown Memorial State Beach, Tuesday. The agencies plan to continue investigations into the source of the oil. Samples of the recovered oil have been...