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.
Windy Storm Moving Into Southern California Could Hamper Huntington Beach Oil Spill Clean Up EffortAnother storm is on its way to Southern California and rain is expected to arrive Thursday night and last into Friday. But while the last storm brought a rare light show of lightning across the region, this storm is expected to be wind-driven.
Huntington Beach Oil Spill Could Have Major Long-Term Impacts On Local Wildlife, Experts SayAs of Wednesday, 13 live oiled birds and two dead birds have been collected by rescue teams.
Huntington Beach Oil Spill: Section Of Pipeline Found Damaged, Moved More Than 100 Feet Along Ocean FloorA section of oil pipeline was confirmed to have been damaged and moved more than 100 feet along the ocean floor, another indication that a ship’s anchor may have caused the oil spill in Huntington Beach.
Huntington Beach Oil Spill: Beaches Shut Down To Laguna Beach, Newport Beach Harbor Closed To Boat TrafficThe 126,000-gallon oil spill, which was discovered Saturday, has shut down a long swath of Orange County coastline until further notice.
Huntington Beach Oil Spill: Newsom Declares State Of Emergency To Assist In Clean Up, RecoveryThe emergency declaration frees up state personnel, equipment and facilities to help clean up the spill and minimize any further impact to the environment. It also allows state agencies to more quickly buy materials, goods, and services to assist in the response and recovery.
Huntington Beach Oil Spill TimelineReports of the 126,000-gallon oil spill first came in Saturday afternoon from Newport Beach, but the origin of the spill was traced back to a rig in federal waters, severely impacting Huntington Beach.
Enormous Huntington Beach Oil Spill Closes Dana Point Harbor IndefinitelyBoats will not be allowed to enter or exit the harbor.
Huntington Beach Oil Spill: Houston-Based Amplify Energy Owns Rig That Spilled Oil Into Waters Off Orange CountyThe spill, which was first detected Saturday, happened in federal waters at the offshore Elly Platform, about nine miles off the coast. It belongs to Amplify Energy Corporation. The rig was built in 1980 and processes crude oil from two other platforms.
Huntington Beach Oil Spill: DJ Sues Amplify Energy In Los Angeles Federal Court Over Loss Of Business, ExposureDJ Peter Moses Gutierrez Jr. claims that he is losing and will continue to lose a substantial amount of his business due to the beach closure and other consequences of the spill. He also claims he has been, or will be, exposed to toxic oil contaminants.
Huntington Beach Spill: OC Health Officials Caution People To Stay Off Beaches Due To Oil Exposure From Massive SpillOfficials reported that anyone exposed to the oil could potentially have contaminants absorbed through their skin.