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.
ExxonMobil Stops Drilling Off Santa Barbara After May Oil Spill Crippled PipelineA 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.
Pipeline Company Downgrades Estimated Amount Of Oil Spilled On California CoastPlains All American Pipeline is downgrading the amount of oil it says spilled off a California coastline in a worst-case scenario.
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.
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.
Cement Spill in Oakland Hills Creek Worse Than Previously ThoughtThe cleanup is progressing, but Thursday night workers discovered another section of the creek is also contaminated.
Shell Says Oil Leak In Bay Near Martinez Refinery Was Result Of Tests On The LineApproximately 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.
All Lanes Reopened After Fuel Spill On Highway 80 Ramp In San FranciscoAll lanes have reopened after a fuel spill closed an on ramp on eastbound Interstate Highway 80 in San Francisco Thursday morning
30,000-Gallon Tank Bursts In Vallejo, Spilling Liquid AsphaltCrews 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.
San Francisco Post Office Evacuated After Spilled Substance Causes IrritationA 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.
Crews Mop Up Fuel Spill From Overturned Big-Rig On Hwy 9 Near Castle Rock State ParkA 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.
UC Berkeley Grad Sues In-N-Out Over Spilled Hot Coffee IncidentA University of California at Berkeley graduate sued a burger chain in Alameda County Superior Court Thursday over injuries suffered when she was badly burned by a spilled cup of hot coffee last year and an employee allegedly refused to call for an ambulance.