Crews working at Walton “hot spot”, Walton Sun, January 27, 2011:
Right before Christmas, BP cleanup crews returned to Walton County Beaches in large numbers as they follow SCAT (Shoreline Cleanup Assessment Techniques) reports.
The reports show an increase of petroleum product rolling onto some area beaches, especially in the Dune Allen and Topsail Hill Preserve shorelines.
"Those are hot spot areas," said Randy Seward, BP liaison for Walton County. “It has something to do with the underwater topography…”