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  • Workers clean oil from the sand south of the pier in Newport Beach, Calif., Oct. 5, 2021.
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  • Container ships and an oil derrick line the horizon as an environmental oil spill cleanup crew member searches the beach, cleaning up oil chucks from a major oil spill in Huntington Beach, Oct. 5, 2021.
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  • Oil is seen on the beach in Huntington Beach, Calif., Oct. 3, 2021, after a pipeline breach.
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  • Workers clean oil from the sand, south of the pier, near a woman lying out in the sun, in Newport Beach, Calif., Oct. 5, 2021.
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  • Pelicans search for breakfast in the oil-polluted Talbert Marsh in Huntington Beach, Calif., Oct. 4, 2021.
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  • A staff member of the California Department Fish and Wildlife examines a contaminated Sanderling from the oil spill in Huntington Beach, Calif., Oct. 4, 2021.
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  • Supporters hold signs as U.S. congressman Mike Levin, not pictured, holds a news conference to discuss the need to pass his legislation to ban all new offshore drilling activity in Southern California following a major oil spill off the state's coast, in Encinitas, Calif., Oct. 5, 2021.
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  • Floating barriers known as booms are set up to try to stop further incursion into the Wetlands Talbert Marsh after an oil spill in Huntington Beach, Calif., on Huntington Beach, Calif., Oct. 4, 2021.
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  • Egrets feed at dawn in the oil-polluted waters of the ecologically sensitive Talbert Marsh after a major oil spill flowed into the California wetlands from a pipeline off the shore of Huntington Beach, Oct. 4, 2021.
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  • A person shows oil on their fingers after touching it on the beach in Huntington Beach, Calif., Oct. 3, 2021.
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  • Cleanup workers in protective suits depart the closed Huntington State Beach as a storm approaches after a major oil spill, Oct. 4, 2021, in Huntington Beach, Calif.
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  • Workers seal off the entrance to Newport Beach harbor as a major oil spill off the coast of California travels south in ocean currents, towards Newport Beach, Calif., Oct. 4, 2021.
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  • Dozens of shorebirds feed amidst the oil spill on Huntington State Beach in California, Oct. 4, 2021.
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  • A warning sign is posted for people to stay out of the water after a major oil spill off the coast of Huntington Beach, Calif., Oct. 4, 2021.
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  • This handout aerial photo taken by the U.S. Coast Guard on Oct. 3, 2021, shows crude oil in the Pacific Ocean off the shore of Orange County, Calif.
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  • An aerial photo shows the closed beach after oil washed up on Huntington Beach, Calif., on Oct. 4, 2021.
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  • Crews race to contain the damage from a major oil spill off the Orange County coast that left crude oil spoiling beaches, killing fish and birds and threatening local wetlands, in Huntington Beach, Calif., on Oct. 4, 2021.
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  • Fish swim in the contaminated sea water in California's Huntington Beach, on Oct. 4, 2021.
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  • A person takes photos of an inlet contaminated with oil leading to the Talbert Marsh wetlands after a 126,000-gallon oil spill from an offshore oil platform on Oct. 4, 2021, in Huntington Beach, Calif.
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  • A worker in a protective suit cleans the contaminated beach after an oil spill in Huntington Beach, Calif., on Oct. 5, 2021.
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