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Oil Spills and Their Consequences: Santa Barbara and Beyond

On May 19, 2015, a pipeline along the coast of Santa Barbara, California, malfunctioned and burst, spilling a great amount of crude oil directly into the ocean. Plains All American Pipeline, the operator of the pipeline in question, originally estimated the total oil leaked at approximately 100,000 gallons. However, the Associated Press now reports that […]