See larger Pete DiMaria watches as Naples Fire Chief Steve McInerny scoops a quarter-sized tar ball with a coffee lid at Fort Pickens National Park near Pensacola. DiMaria and McInerny found stretches of the park's beaches littered with a mixture of tar balls and seaweed, where cleanup crews had not reached the night before. McInerny bagged several samples of tar balls to examine later. Photographed July 8, 2010. Aaron Hale/Staff

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Pete DiMaria watches as Naples Fire Chief Steve McInerny scoops a quarter-sized tar ball with a coffee lid at Fort Pickens National Park near Pensacola. DiMaria and McInerny found stretches of the park's beaches littered with a mixture of tar balls and seaweed, where cleanup crews had not reached the night before. McInerny bagged several samples of tar balls to examine later. Photographed July 8, 2010. Aaron Hale/Staff

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