Cleanup from oil spill continues

By: Matt McGovern Email
By: Matt McGovern Email

Oil has been reported near North Padre Island and Mustang Island.

So far, there have been no reports of wildlife damage from the new sightings.

(AP) - Authorities in charge of the cleanup from last week's oil spill say they're responding to reports of oil near North Padre Island and Mustang Island.

Authorities report that oil sightings were made over the weekend by crews aboard flights being conducted by the Texas General Land Office and the US Coast Guard.

Tar balls, from dime size to about six inches, are visible in seaweed patches along Mustang Island.

So far, there have been no reports of wildlife damage from the new sightings.


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