Tar balls from Gulf oil spill turn up in Texas

Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

By Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press.

A Texas official said Monday July 5th, that tar balls from the Gulf oil spill have been found on state beaches, becoming the first known evidence that gushing crude from the Deepwater Horizon well has now reached all the Gulf states.

Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson said two crews were removing tar balls found on the Bolivar Peninsula and Galveston Island on Sunday…

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