California Oil Spill News
Oily Substance on California Beach Prompts Officials to Close Coastline
The entire Manhattan Beach coastline outside Los Angeles is still closed today after globs of an oily substance washed up onto its shores. The tar-like material began appearing Wednesday afternoon and spread out across 6.5 miles of coastline, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. The source of the
Mystery Oil Sheen Discovered Off California Coast
An oil sheen showed up in the Pacific Ocean, leaving officials baffled as to what caused it. The Santa Barbara County Fire Department responded to strong smells of gas just before 10 a.m. yesterday at Goleta Beach and quickly found a large sheen of what appeared to be oil in the ocean, captain
Race Against Time for Wildlife Impacted by Oil Spill
Volunteers move quickly to save animals covered in oil from the 105,000 gallons of oil spilled on the Santa Barbara coast.
Federal Government Gets Tough, Ordering Plains American Pipeline to Suspend Operations on the Ruptured Line
Company has 45 days to remove the part of the pipe that ruptured as workers in protective gear race to clean up the oil from water, beaches and animals.
California Oil Cleanup Expands as US Takes Action Against Pipeline Owner
A massive cleanup remained under way on the California shores today as a crude-oil slick from a ruptured pipeline covered nearly 10 squares miles of Pacific Ocean and nearly 8 miles of coastline, forcing the closure of beaches and campgrounds just as Memorial Day weekend nears. "There's a lot of
State of Emergency and the Race Against Time to Clean Up Oil Spill in Santa Barbara , California
More than 100,000 gallons of oil has threatened the water and wildlife along 9 miles of coastline.
DC Mansion Murder Suspect At Large; ISIS Threatens Priceless Artifacts; Elephant Takes "Elphie" Selfie with Student
DC mansion murder suspect thought to be in New York City area; ISIS threatens priceless artifacts after they seize new city; Elephant takes "Elphie" selfie with student pal.
Cleaning Up the Big Spill in California
Beaches closed as nearly 300 people work around the clock to sop up oily mess.
California Oil Spill Has Deadly Effect on Wildlife
Two days after a ruptured pipeline leaked an estimated 21,000 gallons of oil off the California shore, wildlife including pelicans have been found coated in oil with one bird found dead on the beach. At least one bird was found dead on the beach even as teams from the California Department of Fish