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Finding Cause Of Coastal Oil Spill Could Take Months

GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — The operator of an oil pipeline that broke and spilled thousands of gallons of crude across a scenic California shoreline says it could take weeks or even months before investigators find what caused the disaster. 639 more words


SeaWorld cleans up sea lion from Santa Barbara oil spill

SAN DIEGO — A sea lion coated in crude oil from a ruptured pipeline in Santa Barbara was being cleaned up and cared for at SeaWorld Friday. 211 more words


Magical Places: Sent to Austria & Turkey

I decided to draw two more addresses through Postcrossing.

The view of Stearns Wharf in Santa Barbara, California is on its way to a couple in… 208 more words

Environmentalists seize on latest Santa Barbara oil spill

Image Credit: Kenneth Song/The News-Press via AP/MANDATORY CREDIT; SANTA MARIA TIMES OUT

GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — The latest oil spill on the Santa Barbara coast is just a drop in the bucket compared with the area’s catastrophic blowout in 1969, but it has become a new rallying point for environmentalists in their battle against drilling and fossil fuels. 798 more words


Ewart: Pipeline spill on California coast reaches all the way to Canada

The oil slick washing up on southern California beaches is only a few kilometres long, but its impact extends all the way to Canada.

A rupture in a pipeline operated by Plains All American Pipeline this week spilled an estimated 2,500 barrels of oil — with about 500 barrels of sticky crude flowing into the Pacific Ocean — in what the Houston-based company has suggested is a worst-case scenario. 674 more words


Cleanup Crews Continue To Battle Oil Spill Near Santa Barbara Coast

SANTA BARBARA (CBSLA.com)   —  Crews continue to cleanup an oil spill off the Santa Barbara coast.

Officials said Thursday that 250 barrels of oil had spilled. 360 more words