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  • Emily
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    https://www.businessinsider.in/scien...w/86768841.cms
    Photos from California's oil spill show tarred shorelines, closed beaches, and fish and birds navigating rainbow oil slicks


    Morgan McFall-Johnsen
    Oct 5, 2021, 07:33 IST

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  • Emily
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    I'd shut down all the offshore rigs if I could.


    https://twitter.com/RogueCitizenOne/...15076439977989


    Rogue Citizen One@RogueCitizenOne

    The first birds rescued from the California oil spill are headed to one of 41 organizations that comprise the Oiled Wildlife Care Network. Those who think they have found an exposed bird can report it to 877-823-6926.





    7:02 PM · Oct 3, 2021·Twitter Web App

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  • US - California oil spill in Los Angeles area beach - October 3, 2021



    Oil company says pipeline shut down after California leak


    By AMY TAXIN and CHRISTOPHER WEBER2 hours ago

    HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — One of the largest oil spills in recent Southern California history fouled popular beaches that could end up closed for months as crews scrambled Sunday to contain the crude before it spread further into protected wetlands.

    Divers were trying to determine where and why the leak occurred, but the flow of oil was stopped late Saturday from the pipeline that runs under the ocean off Huntington Beach, according to the head of the company that operates the line.

    At least 126,000 gallons (572,807 liters) of crude spilled into the waters off Orange County starting late Friday or early Saturday when boaters began reporting a sheen in the water, officials said.

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    https://apnews.com/article/environme...0715fb3546d56c
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