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Tarballs Reported on Sargent Beach, Bay City, Texas

Bay City, Texas | 2023-Jun-27

Initial Notification: On June 27, 2023, tarballs ranging from 1-3 cm were reported stranded on Sargent Beach, Texas. MSU Texas City contacted NOAA SSC for input on potential ecological effects and for clean-up recommendations. Phone support provided.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:oil
Total amount at risk of spill: unknown gallons
Latitude (approximate): 28° 46.69′ North
Longitude (approximate): 95° 35.94′ West