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Staff photo by Lee Harrison

Staff photo by Lee Harrison

Tar balls washed ashore Monday afternoon, May 2, drawing the Texas General Land Office and the U.S. Coast Guard to investigate. The tarballs were found on Mustang Beach inside the Corpus Christi city limits at Marker 86. A total of nine tarballs, 2-feet by 2-feet by 1-foot and smaller, were collected by the GLO. They amounted to a total of 99.6 gallons. Matthew Atwood, a spokesperson at the GLO, said the source of the tarballs is being investigated.

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