Pipeline Spews Crude Near Ventura, But None Reaches BeachAn underground pipeline spewed thousands of gallons of crude oil Thursday near the Southern California coast but the foul-smelling goo was contained in a lengthy stretch of ravine and never reached nearby beaches.
Feds: Pipeline Company Failed To Detect California Oil SpillAn oil pipeline company responsible for a massive spill on the California coast a year ago didn't do enough to prevent corrosion and its operators didn't detect and react to the spill quickly enough, federal regulators said.
3 Birds Treated For Oil Contact As Crews Work To Clean Up Port Of LA SpillCrews continued working Monday to clean an oil spill from a cargo ship at the Port of Los Angeles, and officials said three birds with oil on them were being treated.
Regulators Found Shoddy Emergency Preparedness Documents At Oil Pipeline Company Months Before Santa Barbara SpillThe pipeline company responsible for an oil spill that blackened California beaches kept shoddy records on emergency training and how it would protect pristine coastline in the event of a break, federal regulators said Friday.
3 Sea Lions, Elephant Seal Injured By Refugio Oil Spill Released Into WildThree California sea lions and an elephant seal who were exposed to an oil spill near Santa Barbara in May have been returned to the wild.
California Oil Spill Might Be Larger Than ProjectedNo timeline has been set to restart the pipeline.
Santa Barbara County Oil Spill May Have Been Larger Than ProjectedAn oil spill from a ruptured pipeline near Santa Barbara, California, that fouled beaches for miles may have been far larger in volume than earlier projected.
Southern California Beaches Tested For Tar Balls After SpillCleanup commanders said Saturday that they sampled beaches nearby and as far away as Newport Beach in Orange County to see if oil from the spill was continuing to wash up.
CHP: All NB Lanes Of 14 Fwy Closed Due To Oil Spill In Palmdale A freeway was shut down Thursday after a big-rig truck overturned and caught on fire in Palmdale.
Environmentalists Want Brown To Stop Offshore FrackingState regulators this month approved nine permits for so-called fracking operations between August and December in Long Beach Harbor. The Center for Biological Diversity called on Brown Tuesday to halt the plans.
Fishing Resumes In Waters Fouled By Oil SpillThe state Department of Fish and Wildlife is allowing fishing to resume across 138 square miles of water off the Santa Barbara coast that was closed following last month's huge oil spill.
Exxon Mobil Halts Drilling After Spill Crippled PipelineThe oil company temporarily ceased operations last week after Santa Barbara County rejected its emergency application to truck oil to refineries, spokesman Richard Keil said.