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O.C. oil spill: California’s legal fight likely to last years

California's attorney general has launched an investigation into the massive oil spill off the state's coast. Attorney General Rob Bonta vowed to “hold folks accountable” after the spill, which leaked up to 131,000 gallons of crude oil. It was the state’s worst oil spill since 2015 and prompted renewed calls to oppose offshore drilling.
O.C. oil spill: California’s legal fight likely to last years
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California oil spill legal fight likely to last years due to complex investigation into cause

Investigations by federal prosecutors, the Coast Guard and several other federal agencies could lead to criminal charges, civil penalties and new laws.

12 days ago|United States
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California oil spill legal fight likely to last years

Finding the cause of a major oil spill off Southern California, who is to blame and if they will be held accountable could take a long time

12 days ago|United States
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California launches investigation into oil spill

California Attorney General Rob Bonta (D) on Monday announced that he would be opening an investigation into the Southern California oil spill that shut down miles of beaches in Orange County for several days.Accor...

12 days ago|Washington, United States
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California attorney general launches investigation into Orange County oil spill

Stretches of sand in Newport Beach and Huntington Beach reopened to swimmers and surfers as cleanup crews continued combing the shores for oil and tar Monday.

12 days ago|Los Angeles, United States
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California Attorney General Launches Probe After 'Disaster' Oil Spill

“The oil spill off the coast of Huntington Beach is an environmental disaster," Attorney General Rob Bonta said.

12 days ago|United States
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California's Justice Department is now investigating the cause of the oil spill

California Attorney General Rob Bonta said investigators will work to find the cause of the oil spill and whether anything could have been done to prevent the incident. (Image credit: Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP)

12 days ago|Washington, United States
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California attorney general launches investigation into offshore oil spill

The state Justice Department is "prepared to do what is necessary to get a full accounting of what happened," the attorney general said.

12 days ago|United States
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Southern California oil spill now being investigated by state Department of Justice

California’s Department of Justice has launched an investigation into what caused the oil spill off the coast of Huntington Beach, with both civil and criminal charges possible, Attorney General Rob Bonta announced during a press conference Monday with U.S. Sen. Alex Padilla.“We are working in coordination with federal, state and local authorities to determine the cause of spill and what if anything could have been done to prevent or minimize th…

12 days ago|Orange County, United States
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O.C. oil spill: California’s legal fight likely to last years

It took little more than 48 hours from the moment a major oil spill was discovered off Southern California until the first lawsuit was filed against the Houston company that owns and operates the ruptured pipeline.Finding the cause, who is to blame and if they will be held accountable will take much longer.Several federal and state agencies are investigating in parallel as they seek the cause of the pipe rupture, how quickly pipeline operators r…

12 days ago|Los Angeles, United States
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California’s Justice Department is now investigating the cause of the oil spill

In this Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, file photo, cleanup contractors deploy skimmers and floating barriers known as booms to try to stop further oil crude incursion into the Wetlands Talbert Marsh in Huntington Beach, Calif., after an oil spill off Southern California. (Ringo H.W. Chiu/)The California Department of Justice has opened an investigation into the oil spill that occurred off the coast of Huntington Beach earlier this month.California Attorn…

12 days ago|Portland, United States
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