Officials confirm oil in the Gulfport to Ship Island ship channel - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Officials confirm oil in the Gulfport to Ship Island ship channel are not true

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Harrison County Emergency Management officials have confirmed that reports of oil being spotted in the Gulfport to Ship Island ship channel are not true.

The United sates Coast Guard responded to the area of the report for visual confirmation and have reported that the substance found in the water near Channel marker 51 to marker 53 is Red Algae and is a natural occurrence.

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