Escambia County Press Release:
Boom will be deployed in the following three areas:
Absorbent boom is being placed along the protective boom in the following locations reported earlier this evening:
Perdido Key Cove
The boom will not be deployed at the following location:
Boat traffic needing access in or out of boom locations, should call 850-736-2261.
DEP has reported tar balls and sheen outside the Pensacola Pass. Unified Command is sending skimmers from the Perdido Pass to begin skimming operations. Local vessels monitoring the Pensacola Pass have not been able to see either the tar balls or sheen.