Inland Oil: Sheen penetrated 10 miles beyond Florida inlet; Residents using fencing and cages to battle oil

Booms haven’t kept oil out of bay, sound, Pensacola News Journal, June 15, 2010:

Oil sheens were spotted as far inshore as the Bob Sikes Bridge on Santa Rosa Sound. Scattered clusters of tar balls, red weathered crude and mousse were observed across much of Pensacola Bay as well as inside Little Sabine Bay. Oil seeped into the grass beds in and around Lafitte Cove, where Pensacola Beach’s Peg Leg Pete’s restaurant is located.

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