Plains All American Pipeline is downgrading the amount of oil it says spilled off a California coastline in a worst-case scenario.
It was also announced on Friday that two popular beaches normally crowded on a Memorial Day weekend would be closed.
Brown pelicans rescued from the oil spill off the Santa Barbara coast are being cleaned and cared for at the Los Angeles Oiled Bird Care Center Friday.
Locals fear it’s going to continue to get worse.
Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Wednesday a day after a ruptured pipeline spilled thousands of gallons of oil off the California coast.
The Santa Barbara County District Attorney confirmed Wednesday her office was investigating the large oil spill along the coast of Central California.
Authorities say a 24-inch underground pipeline ruptured Tuesday spilling thousands of gallons of oil off the Santa Barbara coastline.
Almost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.
BP is selling part of its stake in an emerging oil-producing region in the Gulf of Mexico to Chevron, and the two companies, along with Conoco Phillips, will work to develop the fields together.
A geyser of oil sprayed onto buildings and puddled in knee-high pools of crude in L.A. streets after a valve on a high-pressure pipeline failed Thursday.
A portion of a Los Angeles freeway has been reopened after a fiery tanker truck crash seriously injured the driver, prompted evacuation of nearby homes, and snarled traffic for hours.
Authorities say two people were injured after a big rig went over a freeway embankment and caught fire in the city of Commerce.
The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.
In an effort to distract voters from his tax records, W. Mitt Romney launched a four pronged push back yesterday. Romney’s problem: each move revealed more about the problems with his floundering campaign.
Crews have spent the weekend cleaning up hundreds of gallons of crude oil that bubbled up from a break in an underground pipeline on Goldenwest Street Friday.