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July 9, 2015 In The News

During the first week of June tarballs washed ashore closing all three beach cities. Results indicate the source was from the Refugio spill. 

Posted: Monday, June 22, 2015 4:40 pm | Updated: 5:39 pm, Mon Jun 22, 2015.

July 9, 2015 In The News

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tar from the Santa Barbara oil spill washed up at least as far away as a Los Angeles County beach last month, according to test results released Monday.

The findings confirmed what was suspected by many after globs of oil began swamping Southern California beaches in the weeks after a pipeline dumped up to 101,000 gallons of crude oil on the coast May 19.

July 9, 2015 In The News

Workers examine the coastline in Long Beach for tarballs. The tarballs have also washed ashore in Oxnard, Malibu and the South Bay.

Crude oil from a pipeline rupture in Santa Barbara County last month floated down the coast to beaches in Ventura and Los Angeles counties, according to separate lab results released Monday by both state officials and the Texas pipeline company.

July 9, 2015 In The News

An initial analysis of the tar balls that washed ashore in the South Bay last month, coating the area’s most popular beaches, links the oil to the Refugio pipeline spill near Santa Barbara.

 

July 9, 2015 In The News

A tar sample taken from Manhattan Beach last month has been traced for the first time to the Santa Barbara oil spill, a U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife official said Monday.

July 9, 2015 In The News

LOS ANGELES -- Tar from the Santa Barbara oil spill washed up at least as far away as a Los Angeles County beach last month, according to test results released Monday.

July 9, 2015 In The News

LOS ANGELES — Tar from the Santa Barbara oil spill washed up at least as far away as a Los Angeles County beach last month, according to test results released Monday.

July 9, 2015 In The News

VATICAN CITY, June 18, 2015 (ENS) – “The climate is a common good, belonging to all and meant for all,” declares Pope Francis in his first major teaching on the environment, an encyclical letter released today.

July 9, 2015 In The News

Office of Personnel Management Director Katherine Archuleta. ( Christopher Dilts / Obama for America)

Bipartisan calls are growing on Capitol Hill for the federal personnel director to step down as lawmakers say they’re getting few answers to their questions about the hack of the personnel data of every federal worker.

July 9, 2015 In The News

Katherine Archuleta, left, and Andy Ozment, assistant secretary, Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, National Program Preparedness Directorate, Homeland Security Department, testify on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday.

Cliff Owen/Associated Press

 

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