Refugio State Beach Oil Spill: Dramatic Images, Massive Cleanup Underway

Posted In News, Pollution
May
20

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Photograph: © SAF – Coastal Care

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A massive cleanup job is getting underway Wednesday at Refugio State Beach in Santa Barbara County, CA, where a ruptured pipeline spewed oil into the ocean…

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The spill is the largest in years. The Santa Barbara-based Environmental Defense Center said that to have it occur in “a sensitive and treasured environment is devastating to watch”. The group expressed special concern for the many species of whale that migrate through the area…

Santa Barbara Beaches Slicked With Oil After Pipeline Breach, National Geographic

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