Oil spill

2-Mile-Wide Oil Slick Mysteriously Appears Off Southern California CoastThe Coast Guard says a 2-mile-wide oil slick that mysteriously materialized off the Southern California coast is expected to dissipate on its own in the days ahead.
Pipeline That Spilled More Than 100,000 Gallons Of Oil Near Santa Barbara Was Badly CorrodedThe preliminary findings released by the federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration point to a possible cause of the May 19 spill that blackened popular beaches with crude oil and created a 9-mile slick in the Pacific Ocean.
Popular SoCal Beach Closed Over Reports Of Oil GlobsA popular area of Manhattan Beach has been cordoned off Wednesday following a report that oil globs were washing ashore.
Pipeline Firm Responsible For Santa Barbara Oil Spill Ordered To Make Corrective ActionsThe company responsible for a pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of oil along the California coast was ordered to take a series of steps before it can restart the line, federal regulators said Friday.
Video Shows Dolphins Swimming In Oil Spill Area Near Santa BarbaraVideo 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.
Santa Barbara Oil Spill Crews Using Lessons Learned From Massive Bay SpillAs the cleanup of a massive oil spill near Santa Barbara continues, crews are making use of some lessons learned after a big spill in San Francisco Bay several years ago.
Public Urged To Stay Away From Santa Barbara Oil Spill As Crews Work To Minimize Environmental ImpactAs 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.
9-Mile Oil Slick Coats Scenic Central California Coast After Pipeline Spill Near Santa BarbaraOil floating off the California coast after a spill from a broken pipe now stretches about 9 miles.
New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill NearsAlmost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.
BP To Sell Part Of Its Gulf Of Mexico Stake To ChevronBP is selling part of its stake in an emerging oil-producing region in the Gulf of Mexico to Chevron, and the two companies, along with Conoco Phillips, will work to develop the fields together.
UC Study: Massive BP Oil Spill Left 'Bathtub Ring' On Sea FloorThe BP oil spill left an oily "bathub ring" on the sea floor that's about the size of Rhode Island, new research shows.
Overturned Tanker In Sonoma County Spills 5,600 Gallons Of Oil, Closes Highway 1An oil tanker overturned on state Highway 1 Tuesday morning, spilling 5,600 gallons of oil onto the roadway and into a dry creek bed north of Jenner in Sonoma County, California Highway Patrol officials said.