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EMA director confirms reports of oil-like substance at Henderson Point

What appears to be oil has been spotted in two locations in Harrison County, the emergency management director has confirmed.

This morning, a sheen was seen near the Long Beach harbor.

Callers to the Sun Herald also reported oil under the water's surface at the boat launch at Menge Avenue.

Later, an oil-like substance was spotted near the mouth of the Bay of St. Louis at Henderson Point. EMA Director Rupert Lacy said a skimmer boat has been sent to the Henderson Point location to clean up the oil.

Read more about this story as details become available at sunherald.com and in Friday's Sun Herald.

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