Cleaning up tar balls in Panama City

  • Amanda Hernandez talks with her daughter Gabby, 6, as workers fill bags of seagrass mixed with tar balls from a beach at St. Andrews State Park in Panama City, June 21st, 2010. The tar balls are suspected to be from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. About eighty workers comb the beach to remove the tar balls that have been moving slowly eastward into waters off Florida. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Tyler Logan and Mathew Devroy walk to the beach to go fishing as workers carry bags of seagrass mixed with tar balls from a beach at St. Andrews State Park in Panama City, June 21st, 2010. The tar balls are suspected to be from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. About eighty workers comb the beach to remove the tar balls that have been moving slowly eastward into waters off Florida. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Two members of the U.S. Coast Guard walk along the beach as workers fill bags with seagrass mixed with tar balls from a beach at St. Andrews State Park in Panama City, June 21st, 2010. The tar balls are suspected to be from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. About eighty workers comb the beach to remove the tar balls that have been moving slowly eastward into waters off Florida. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Workers fill bags with seagrass mixed with tar balls from a beach at St. Andrews State Park in Panama City, June 21st, 2010. The tar balls are suspected to be from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. About eighty workers comb the beach to remove the tar balls that have been moving slowly eastward into waters off Florida. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Workers fill bags with seagrass mixed with tar balls from a beach at St. Andrews State Park in Panama City, June 21st, 2010. The tar balls are suspected to be from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. About eighty workers comb the beach to remove the tar balls that have been moving slowly eastward into waters off Florida. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MAIMI HERALD STAFF

  • Workers carry bags of seagrass mixed with tar balls from a beach at St. Andrews State Park in Panama City, June 21st, 2010. The tar balls are suspected to be from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. About eighty workers comb the beach to remove the tar balls that have been moving slowly eastward into waters off Florida. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Workers carry bags of seagrass mixed with tar balls from a beach at St. Andrews State Park in Panama City, June 21st, 2010. The tar balls are suspected to be from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. About eighty workers comb the beach to remove the tar balls that have been moving slowly eastward into waters off Florida. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF