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Tar balls hitting Galveston beaches


POSTED: Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 6:00am

UPDATED: Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 6:14am

Authorities looking for source

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; beaches on Galveston's West End have been cleaned after tar balls washed ashore, officials said.

But the source of the tar balls has not been determined, said a spokesman for the Texas General Land Office.

The gooey, oily substance was reported early Monday by a beach-goer. To read more, head to The Houston Chronicle's website:

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