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Remnants of Oil Rig May Have Washed Up in MS Beaches

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PASS CHRISTIAN, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

It's been a month since the Deepwater Horizon Rig exploded and sank into the Gulf of Mexico.

Now, some of its remnants could be washing ashore in parts of the Mississippi.

Possible remnants from that oil rig may have washed ashore in Biloxi and Pass Christian around 7:30 Thursday night.

Some were found just east of the Pass Christian Harbor.

The remnants are made of out of metal and concrete.

Harrison County Emergency Management director, Rupert Lacy, says the U.S. Coast Guard is investigating the objects . and a Transocean crew will also be at the location to investigate as soon as possible.

Meantime, Harbor Patrol has found 15 tar balls along beaches in Pass Christian.

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