Tag: California Oil Spill

Trucks will move oil stored after California pipeline spill

Trucks will move oil stored after California pipeline spill

17 million gallons of oil stranded after California pipeline spill LOS ANGELES _ Exxon Mobil Corp. won approval Monday for its plan to use trucks to move more than 17 million gallons of oil stranded in storage tanks after a California pipeline spill in May. The approval came despite concerns from an environmental group that highway […]

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Refugio Beach reopens July 17 after pipeline leak fouled area

Refugio Beach reopens July 17 after pipeline leak fouled area

Refugio Beach cleared to reopen by State Parks rangers GOLETA, Calif. – A California beach fouled by an oil spill will reopen to swimmers and campers two months after a pipeline ruptured and spewed thousands of gallons of crude along the coast, officials said. State Parks rangers toured the shoreline west of Santa Barbara on Thursday and […]

Staff at Refugio oil spill site unreachable, company unable to alert feds

Staff at Refugio oil spill site unreachable, company unable to alert feds

Staff at Refugio oil spill trying to build berm to slow oil’s spread As thousands of gallons of crude oil from a ruptured pipeline spread along the California coast, its operator was unable to contact workers near the break to get information required to alert federal emergency officials, records released Wednesday said. Personnel for Plains All […]

Exxon denied use of tanker trucks to haul oil after pipeline break

Exxon denied use of tanker trucks to haul oil after pipeline break

Exxon oil from three offshore platforms stopped after pipeline break Officials denied a request Tuesday by Exxon Mobil to temporarily use tanker trucks to transport crude oil from offshore wells through Santa Barbara County after a recent pipeline break that has become the state’s largest coastal oil spill in 25 years. The move came on the same day that […]

Plains All American Pipeline facing restrictions before line restarts

Plains All American Pipeline facing restrictions before line restarts

Plains All American Pipeline leaked oil onto coastline The 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. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration required Plains All American Pipeline to […]