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Authorities Respond To ‘Possible Oil Spill’ Off Santa Barbara Coastline

Authorities were investigating an oil sheen in the water near Goleta Beach in Santa Barbara, officials said.

07/29/2015

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Officials Reopen El Capitan State Beach Closed In Refugio Oil Spill

El Capitan State Beach in Goleta has been cleared by the California Department of Parks and Recreation to re-open for camping and day use.

06/26/2015

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Chemists Link Single Tar Ball Found On Manhattan Beach With Refugio Spill

A single tar ball that washed up along Manhattan Beach last month has been linked to the Refugio oil spill, authorities said Monday.

06/22/2015

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Crews Say 44 Percent Of California Coast Oil Spill Cleaned

The 44 percent includes mostly sandy beaches, which only have trace amounts, or less than 1 percent of oil, said California Department of Fish and Wildlife spokeswoman Alexia Retallack. She said tar and oil is naturally found through seeps at Southern California beaches and should be avoided.

06/07/2015

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Calif. AG Harris Tours Cleanup Efforts At Refugio State Beach

California Attorney General Kamala Harris was in Santa Barbara Thursday to tour cleanup efforts at the Refugio State Beach and the surrounding area affected by last month’s oil spill.

06/04/2015

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Fisherman Sues Pipeline Owner Over Santa Barbara Oil Spill

A commercial fisherman sued the owner of the oil pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of crude on the Santa Barbara coast, alleging the environmental disaster would cause decades of harm to the shore and hurt many businesses.

06/03/2015

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Officials Say It Could Take Months To Cleanup Oil Spill At Santa Barbara

One it cleans out, the process of repairing the pipeline begins.

05/23/2015

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Amid Severe Drought, LA County Waterworks Facilities Lose 82K Gallons After Water Pump Malfunction

Just days after Governor Jerry Brown ordered state-wide reductions during one of the worst droughts in the state’s history, the Val Verde facilities lost a total of 82,000 gallons following a water pump malfunction.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/04/2015

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NB 710 Freeway Shut Down As HazMat Crews Clean Up Diesel Fuel Spill

L.A. County Fire Department personnel were on the scene following reports of the incident near the 5 Freeway just after 11 p.m.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2015

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Big Rig Spills 42K Gallons Of Honey On 605 Freeway In City Of Industry

A big rig jackknifed and spilled roughly 42,000 gallons of honey on the northbound 605 Freeway Monday afternoon, backing up traffic for miles in the City of Industry.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/24/2014

Residents living near this Dow Chemical Company plant in Torrance and other local facilities had the chance to sound off Friday. (Photo credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Feds Hear Concerns From Angelenos Over Chemical Facility Risks

Concerned citizens and community groups were given the opportunity Friday to sound off about potential public health hazards linked to chemical storage facilities across the Southland.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/10/2014

2,300 Pounds Of Sewage Spilled In Ventura County

Ventura County health officials say more than 2,000 gallons of sewage spilled onto the ground and into a storm water drain in Thousand Oaks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/26/2013

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Big Rig Carrying 20 Tons Of Asphalt Overturns On 405 Freeway

A big rig carrying 20 tons of asphalt overturned on the 405 Freeway Sunday, dumping its load.

04/14/2013

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Wildlife Activists Blame Natural Spill For Influx Of Oil-Coated Birds

Dozens of oiled seabirds have been found beached and covered in oil along the Santa Barbara coast this month, animal rescue officials said Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/18/2013

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91 Freeway Connector Shut Down After Gravel Spill

A gravel spill on the Riverside (91) Freeway left all but one lane shut down in Anaheim on Monday.

12/03/2012

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