Florida tar balls not from BP oil spill-Coast Guard

MIAMI, May 19 (BestGrowthStock) – Tar balls found on beaches in
Florida’s Key West this week are not from the Gulf of Mexico
oil spill leaking from a well owned by BP (BP.L: ), the U.S.
Coast Guard said on Wednesday, citing laboratory tests.

“Tar balls collected from Fort Zachary Taylor State Park
are not related to Deepwater Horizon,” Coast Guard Captain
Kevin Gillespie said in an email.

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(Reporting by Pascal Fletcher and Jane Sutton)

Florida tar balls not from BP oil spill-Coast Guard