Spill

A crew cleans oil from the beach at Refugio State Beach on May 20, 2015 north of Goleta, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

ExxonMobil Stops Drilling Off Santa Barbara After May Oil Spill Crippled Pipeline

A spokesman says ExxonMobil has temporarily ceased oil production on three platforms off the coast of Santa Barbara because an oil spill last month crippled the pipeline it used to transport crude to refineries.

06/23/2015

Oil covers rocks and sand at Refugio State Beach in Goleta, California, May 19, 2015. An oil pipeline ruptured dumping oil into the Pacific Ocean near Santa Barbara, California, the US Coast Guard said. The spill was estimated at 21,000 gallons (80,000 liters) of oil, local media reported. AFP PHOTO/ ROBYN BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Pipeline Company Downgrades Estimated Amount Of Oil Spilled On California Coast

Plains All American Pipeline is downgrading the amount of oil it says spilled off a California coastline in a worst-case scenario.

05/25/2015

Dolphins surrounded by an oil slick swim in circles near Santa Barbara after a pipe spilled thousands of gallons of oil. (CBS)

Video Shows Dolphins Swimming In Oil Spill Area Near Santa Barbara

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.

05/21/2015

About 21,000 gallons spilled from an abandoned pipeline on the land near Refugio State Beach spreading along about four miles of beach within a few hours. The largest oil spill ever in U.S. waters at the time occurred in the same section of the coast where numerous offshore oil platforms can be seen, giving birth to the modern American environmental movement.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

9-Mile Oil Slick Coats Scenic Central California Coast After Pipeline Spill Near Santa Barbara

Oil floating off the California coast after a spill from a broken pipe now stretches about 9 miles.

05/19/2015

Concrete damage in Oakland's Glen Echo Creek. (CBS SF)

Cement Spill in Oakland Hills Creek Worse Than Previously Thought

The cleanup is progressing, but Thursday night workers discovered another section of the creek is also contaminated.

04/10/2015

Gas Prices

Shell Says Oil Leak In Bay Near Martinez Refinery Was Result Of Tests On The Line

Approximately two barrels of oil leaked into the Bay near the Martinez Shell refinery on Tuesday. According to the company, the leak was the result of tests being conducted on the line.

02/11/2015

(CBS)

All Lanes Reopened After Fuel Spill On Highway 80 Ramp In San Francisco

All lanes have reopened after a fuel spill closed an on ramp on eastbound Interstate Highway 80 in San Francisco Thursday morning

11/13/2014

Vallejo Fire truck

30,000-Gallon Tank Bursts In Vallejo, Spilling Liquid Asphalt

Crews quickly controlled a small fire that broke out at an industrial plant in Vallejo Monday afternoon after a 30,000-gallon tank containing liquid asphalt burst, a fire captain said.

09/22/2014

A San Francisco Fire Department truck on the scene of a fire. (CBS)

San Francisco Post Office Evacuated After Spilled Substance Causes Irritation

A post office in San Francisco’s Sunset District has been evacuated after a substance spilled in the lobby caused people to experience irritation in their eyes, noses and throats, according to a fire official.

08/28/2014

(CBS)

Crews Mop Up Fuel Spill From Overturned Big-Rig On Hwy 9 Near Castle Rock State Park

A tow truck crew has removed a big-rig that overturned and caused a small diesel spill near Castle Rock State Park east of Saratoga Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

08/13/2014

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