“1 to 2 day old oil” on Florida beach, “no cleaning crews present”

Oil spotted in Destin Pass, 'heavy' tar balls in Santa Rosa Beach, Creastview News Bulletin, June 18, 2010:

On Okaloosa Island, several condo supervisors and residents became upset Friday morning after tar balls that had washed up days before were still on the beach.

According to one SERT report, a 9:15 a.m. check of the beach near Gulf Dunes found 1 to 2 day old oil, with no cleaning crews present.

"Residents of nearby condos very angry and upset that it has not been cleaned yet. Many stated they will be calling in complaints," the report reads.

Around 10 a.m., multiple tar patties were seen washed up near the Nautilus Condos, another SERT report reads. The general manager was "upset and wanted clean up crews to respond."


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