“Football field” of submerged crude found on Florida beach; Officials say “oil washing onshore everyday” — BP claims “the sand is clean” (VIDEO)


BP Beach Cleanup, WEAR ABC 3, February 12, 2011:

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... BP is now saying the sand is clean, and wants to take all their heavy equipment away. That request is not sitting well with Escambia County commissioners, who say there is still oil washing onshore everyday.

Pat Schibline [president of the Eden Homeowners Association on Perdido Key]... says its been a constant fight to get BP  to do anything about the submerged oil that is literally sitting in his backyard.
  
There is a tarmat the size of a football field, somewhere between 12-30 inches below the sand level out in front of Eden
  
Each morning after sunrise, beaches are covered with tar balls according to Eden Homeowners. BP crews come scoop them up, then call it a clean beach, which they say just isn't true...

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