NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The Coast Guard is warning people in the Rockaways to stay away from tar balls and oil sheens.
Over the weekend, the Coast Guard found a 400-yard by two feet band of tar balls in Jacob Riis Park.READ MORE: Family Members: Woman Originally From Long Island Among The Missing In Florida Condo Collapse
Crews are visiting the area Monday to investigate and clean up.READ MORE: Woman Struck And Killed While Pushing Baby In Stroller In Queens
Investigators are looking into whether the sightings may be related to an oil leak from a vessel a few days ago.MORE NEWS: See It: Woman Steals Dog From Valley Stream Home
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