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Huntington Beach has reopened, but the aftermath of the oil spill is far from over

Huntington Beach has reopened, but the aftermath of the oil spill is far from over

Recent photos reveal surfers hitting the waves—and a massive clean up still in progress.
Before oil spill, Long Beach approved 20-year pipeline pump station lease

Before oil spill, Long Beach approved 20-year pipeline pump station lease

The renewed agreement with Amplify Energy could keep the pipeline responsible for the spill in operation through 2040.
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House committee pledges response to California oil spill

House Democrats are moving quickly to ready a legislative response to last week’s devastating oil spill off California’s southern coastline.
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How the Huntington Beach oil spill harms California’s birds and wildlife

A ruptured pipeline spewed crude oil into the Pacific Ocean, and it may foul ecosystems for years to come.
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Mapping California’s oil spill: Aging pipes line the coast

The latest spill, thought to be from a decades-old pipeline that connected three platforms to a pumping station in Long Beach, has brought scrutiny to California's aging offshore oil and gas infrastructure.

Ship's anchor among possible causes of California oil spill

Ship's anchor among possible causes of California oil spill

Officials investigating one of California's largest oil spills are looking into whether a ship's anchor may have struck a pipeline on the ocean floor, causing a major leak of crude into coastal waters and fouling beaches, authorities said Monday.

Evidence of an oil spill was obvious, but was it a crime?
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Evidence of an oil spill was obvious, but was it a crime?

An acrid stink of petroleum sent Santa Barbara County firefighters scrambling three years ago in a search of a possible spill. When they arrived at Refugio State Beach, oil was staining the pristine sands and seeping into the surf. It would turn out to be the worst California coastal spill in 25 years. But was it a crime scene?

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