Cleanup teams have determined that 44 percent of 96.5 miles of California coastline is clear of oil from the Refugio Oil Spill, a state official said Sunday.
Plains All American Pipeline is downgrading the amount of oil it says spilled off a California coastline in a worst-case scenario.
Video shows dolphins seemingly swimming in circles to avoid the oil slick surrounding them after a pipeline in the Santa Barbara area spilled thousands of gallons of oil into the Pacific Ocean.
Public Urged To Stay Away From Santa Barbara Oil Spill As Crews Work To Minimize Environmental Impact
As the environmental impact from Tuesday’s oil spill near Santa Barbara grows dire, environmental groups are urging the public not to rush out to save wildlife afftected by the spill.
Oil floating off the California coast after a spill from a broken pipe now stretches about 9 miles.
A North Bay college student was found dead in the water at a Southern California beach over the weekend, according to authorities.
Monterey Bay Aquarium officials successfully released a young great white shark back into the ocean on Tuesday afternoon.