VIA KHOU.com: by Tiffany Craig & Jeremy Desel / 11 News GALVESTON—The Texas General Land Office confirmed Monday the tar balls found along the shores of Crystal Beach on Bolivar Peninsula are from the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Over the weekend, officials heard rumored reports of tar balls washing ashore. Officials […]

Officials have confirmed that tar balls discovered over the holiday weekend on Crystal Beach in the Bolivar Peninsula are from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, marking the first time oil from the spill has been found on Texas beaches. About 10-12 tar balls washed up on Crystal Beach on Saturday. On Sunday, 5 gallons of […]