OCEAN CITY, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland beaches are no longer affected by an oil spill off the coast of Delaware two weeks ago, according to officials.
Crews have been working to clean oily debris and tar bars off beaches stretching from the Indian River Inlet to Assateague Island State Park.READ MORE: 'Game-Changing' Johnson & Johnson Single-Dose Covid-19 Vaccine Meets Requirements For Emergency Use Authorization, FDA Says
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- Oil Spill Off Delaware Coast Affecting Less Than 1% Of Ocean City Beach Area, Officials Say
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About 75 tons of debris has been removed.
Officials will continue to monitor beaches to make sure the cleanup is done.MORE NEWS: James Dale Reed Found Guilty Of Voter Intimidation After Leaving Letter Threatening President Biden, VP Harris In Maryland Mailbox
The Coast Guard is still investigating the spill.