May 28, 4:39 PM EDT
Media & Culture
Markets / Finance
Florida tar balls fuel fears of oil slick spread
By IBT Staff Reporter on 05/18/10 AT 12:48 PM
A discovery of tar balls on Florida's Key West fanned fears on Tuesday that a massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill was spreading through ocean currents, as energy giant BP Plc worked to capture more of the crude leaking from its gushing deep-water well.