Saturday, February 6, 2016
Santa Barbara Oil Rig Chart

Environmental Group Halts Offshore Fracking In California

(Reuters) A conservation group said the federal government must stop approving offshore fracking from oil platforms in California’s Santa Barbara Channel under the settlement of a lawsuit it filed.  The...

February 6, 2016
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Thursday, May 28, 2015

A Relic of California’s Oil Past Haunts State With Santa Barbara Spill

A pipeline the oil market had all but forgotten resurfaced like a painful memory last week, spilling 500 barrels of heavy oil into the Pacific Ocean.

May 28, 2015
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Maritime News

Environmentalists Cite Santa Barbara Oil Spill in Fight Against New Offshore Drilling Plan

Environmentalists urged California regulators on Wednesday to reject a proposed expansion of the only offshore drilling operation still permitted in state waters along the Santa Barbara coastline, seizing on public outrage over last week's nearby oil spill.

May 27, 2015
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Sunday, May 24, 2015
Oil Spill

Possible Criminal Charges In California Oil Spill

BY TIM REID [contextly_sidebar id=”yJq4yctHPJVrEXwzB4yvXnoYmzyRrPA9″](Reuters)Government prosecutors are investigating the company at the center of the Santa Barbra oil spill in California for possible criminal sanctions, according to the district attorney of...

May 24, 2015
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Saturday, May 23, 2015

Santa Barbara – Spill May Hamper Big California Oil Projects

by Rory Carroll [contextly_sidebar id=”QWF15ijZkaKlgIo1hM08QgRAYs7Ffy18″]May 22, San Francisco (Reuters) Hundreds of barrels of oil that gushed from a ruptured coastal pipeline in scenic California this week could stiffen opposition to...

May 23, 2015
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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Santa Barbara Oil Spill is SoCal’s Worst Since 1969

Cleanup teams labored on Thursday for a third day to remove patches of crude petroleum that stained a California beach and fouled offshore waters from a pipeline rupture that may rank as the biggest oil spill to hit the Santa Barbara coastline in more than four decades.

May 21, 2015
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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Large Oil Spill Impacts Several Miles of Beach Near Santa Barbara

The U.S. Coast Guard and first responders are responding to a large oil spill that has impacted several miles of shoreline in Santa Barbara, California.

May 19, 2015
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