Huntington Beach Harbor Closes Due to Sewage SpillThe Huntington Beach Harbor has temporarily closed following a sewage spill of close to 250 gallons.
Federal Investigators Name MSC DANIT As 'Party In Interest' As Lawmakers Intensify Scrutiny Of Coastal Offshore DrillingFederal investigators boarded MSC DANIT on Sunday, calling the vessel a “party in interest.” The MSC DANIT is operated by a Swiss-Italian shipping firm, and owned by Dordellas Finance Corporation. Neither company has commented on the investigation.
California Oil Spill Update: Dolphin Found Stranded On Cabrillo BeachA juvenile dolphin was found stranded on Cabrillo Beach Thursday morning in the continued aftermath of the Huntington Beach oil spill.
New Climate Models Show Much Of Southern California UnderwaterClimate Central, a nonprofit organization, released models showing startling images of landmarks around the world, including a few parts of Southern California like Long Beach and Huntington Beach, being impacted by rising sea levels.
Laguna Beach Reopens Shoreline, Water; Huntington Beach Oil Spill Now Estimated At 25,000 GallonsIn another promising sign of recovery, Laguna Beach has reopened its shoreline and water to the public Thursday.
Protestors Call For Change Following Huntington Beach Oil SpillProtestors opposed to offshore drilling met outside of Rep. Michelle Steel's offices yesterday in response to the massive oil spill off the coast of California.
Over 80 Oil-Covered Birds, Fish Recovered From Huntington Beach Oil Spill; More Than Half DeadAt least 73 oil-covered birds have been recovered so far.
Beaches In Huntington, Newport Beach Reopen MondayThis comes after ocean water quality testing found non-detectable amounts of oil in the water.
Fishing and Seafood Companies Propose Class Action Lawsuit Over Oil SpillThe suit would seek damages for expected lost revenue as a result of last weekend's massive oil spill.
Volume Of Huntington Beach Oil Spill Likely Much Smaller Than Originally ThoughtEarlier in the week, officials had said that the amount of oil spill may be as high as 144,000 gallons. However, on Thursday, officials said it may be under 30,000 gallons.
Huntington Beach Oil Spill Cleanup Efforts ContinueOfficials at the afternoon news conference were careful not to discuss details of a criminal investigation into what caused the 13 inch slit in the pipeline connected to Platform Elly off the coast of Huntington Beach.
Huntington Beach Businesses File Class-Action Lawsuit In Response To Oil Spill Off OC CoastThe suit was filed on behalf of Banzai Surf School and other local business owners.
County-Operated Beaches In Dana Point Reopen, But Harbor Remains Closed To Boat TrafficSalt Creek Beach, Strands Beach, and Baby Beach – which are all operated by the county within Dana Point Harbor – were reopened at 1:30 p.m.
Oil Spill Cancels Popular Huntington Beach Surf ContestThe 50th annual Huntington Beach Surf Contest was scheduled to take place on Saturday and Sunday.
Huntington Beach Oil Spill: Coast Guard Investigating German Cargo Ship That Was Near Ruptured PipelineThe Rotterdam Express made a series of unusual movements over the area of the pipeline.