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.
Community Volunteers Approved To Assist In Oil Spill ResponseThe Unified Command leading the oil spill response in Orange County has approved the use of community volunteers to assist in the effort.
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.
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.
Questions Swirl Around Cause Of Devastating Huntington Beach Oil SpillWatchdog groups are concerned that the bottleneck at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach may have played a role in the spill.
Oil Spill Closures Leave Newport Beach Businesses StrugglingHotels have lost bookings, gift shops are empty and restaurants have several open tables.
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 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.
Huntington Beach Oil Spill: Local Elected Leaders Renew Calls For Ban Of Offshore DrillingRep. Mike Levin, D-Dana Point, ramped up his calls Monday to ban offshore drilling in light of the oil spill in Huntington Beach.
The 5 Worst Oil Spills In Modern California HistoryIn May of 2015, a crude oil pipeline broke off Refugio State Beach in Santa Barbara County, spilling 100,000 gallons into the ocean. It was the worst California spill in 25 years.