The Times-Picayune is reporting Tuesday that BP is dispatching cleanup crews to Fourchon Beach on the Louisiana coast to remove miles of tar balls and abandoned clean-up equipment exposed by erosion from Tropical Storm Lee. Ninety workers and more than a dozen technicians will work seven days per week until the cleanup is finished, a BP spokesman tells The Courier newspaper in Houma, adding that the oil giant has had “manpower on standby” anticipating such a scenario following a tropical-weather event.

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This photo provided to The Times-Pic by the Edward Wisner Donation Trust, a private land trust that owns about 9.5 miles of Fourchon Beach, shows tar balls from the April 2010 BP spill recently exposed by Tropical Storm Lee.

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