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'Environmental catastrophe' after massive oil spill in waters off California

An estimated 126,000 gallons (572,807 liters) of heavy crude leaked into the water. Some birds and fish were caught in the muck and died. Booms were deployed on the ocean surface Sunday to try to contain the oil. The city and state beaches at Huntington Beach were closed.
2 months ago|Huntington Beach, United States

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Huntington Beach mayor calls California oil spill 'environmental catastrophe'

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (Reuters) -A large oil spill off the southern California coast was described as an "environmental catastrophe" by the mayor of Huntington Beach on Sunday, as the breach of an oil rig pipeline left dead fish and birds strewn on the sand and offshore wetlands clogged with oil. An estimated 126,000 gallons, or 3,000 barrels, had spread into an oil slick covering about 13 square miles of the Pacific Ocean since it was first…

2 months ago|Los Angeles, United States
Times of India
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california: California oil spill kills fish, damages wetlands

US News: CALIFORNIA: A large oil spill off the southern California coast left fish dead, birds mired in petroleum and wetlands contaminated, in what local offi.

2 months ago|Mumbai, India
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Huntington Beach: California oil spill sparks concern for wildlife

The spill has been described by one official as a potential ecological disaster.

2 months ago|United Kingdom
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California oil spill fouls beaches and kills wildlife – video

A large oil spill off the coast of Southern California has killed wildlife and fouled beaches along the Orange county coast. At least 126,000 gallons (572,807 litres) spilled into the waters after oil leaked from a broken pipeline connected to an offshore rig‘There’s tar everywhere’: large California oil spill fouls beaches and kills wildlifeContinue reading...

2 months ago|London, United Kingdom
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Southern California beaches, marshland under threat after massive oil spill

A large oil spill off the Southern California coast left fish dead, birds mired in petroleum and wetlands contaminated, in what local officials called an environmental catastrophe.

2 months ago|Canada
Reuters
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Investigators probing cause of major California offshore oil spill

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. - Federal and state investigators on Monday were probing what caused some 126,000 barrels of crude oil to leak into the Pacific Ocean off the coast of southern California. Huntington Beach, about 40 miles (65 km) south of Los Angeles, was hit hardest with some 13 square miles (34 square km) of ocean and portions of its coastline "covered in oil," said Mayor Kim

2 months ago|United Kingdom
Global News
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Mayor calls 3,000 barrel California oil spill ‘environmental catastrophe’ - National

The breach of an oil rig pipeline left dead fish and birds strewn on the sand and offshore wetlands clogged with oil.

2 months ago|Toronto, Canada
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'Wildlife Is Dying': 126,000-Gallon Oil Spill Near Huntington Beach Impacting Coastal Ecosystem

HUNTINGTON BEACH (CBSLA) – Hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil that leaked Sunday are impacting the ecosystem of the Orange County coast, killing wildlife, and hurting wetlands.According to authorities, 126,000 gallons of oil leaked from the offshore oil rig Elly on Saturday and started washing ashore in Orange County and into the coastal waters.A marine mammal expert says an oil spill can kill everything outright, from the bottom up.“It kil…

2 months ago|United States
USA Today
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Massive oil spill impacts Southern California coast

Crews on the water and on shore are working feverishly to limit environmental damage from one of the largest oil spills in recent California history, after an underwater pipeline started leaking oil late Friday or early Saturday. (Oct. 3)

2 months ago|United States
Washington Times
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Response time questioned in Southern California oil spill

Some residents, business owners and environmentalists questioned whether authorities reacted quickly enough to contain one of the largest oil spills in recent California history, caused by a suspected leak in an underwater pipeline that fouled the sands of famed Huntington Beach and could keep the beaches there closed for weeks or longer.

2 months ago|Washington, United States
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