oil spill

featured graphic for California Assembly District 72 represented by Janet Nguyen after COVID-19

Assemblymember Janet Nguyen announced her legislative bill package today on solutions to address and prevent future oil spills off the shorelines of California. On October 2, 2021, approximately 25,000 gallons of crude oil were spilled into the waters of Huntington Beach and surrounding cities, affecting the community and businesses within …continue reading

featured graphc for California State Senator Dave Min representing District 37 after COVID-19

Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) released the following statement upon news that Amplify Energy Corp.; Beta Operating Co. LLC; and San Pedro Bay Pipeline Co. were indicted by a federal grand jury: “Today, justice was served. I am glad to see our system is working as intended and that those responsible …continue reading

Pacific Marine Mammal Center releasing rescued seals back into the ocean. Students at Annaliese Schools in Laguna Beach recently raised nearly $6,500 to support the Pacific Marine Mammal Centers. Background photo courtesy of Annaliese Schools.

Anneliese Schools, an award-winning private institution dedicated to providing unique educational opportunities for nursery school through 6th grade, is spearheading out-of-the-box, hands-on learning with their timely and relevant response to the recent oil spill off the coast of California. Because of their ongoing focus on ecology and environmental stewardship, their …continue reading

featured graphic for Orange County Health Care Agency

According to the latest update from the Unified Command leading the oil spill response along the Orange County coastline, sampling teams have conducted water and sediment samples, and the water and sediment data received from Orange County samples do not indicate a public health concern for short-term exposures from the …continue reading

featured graphic for Southern California Spill Response Unified Command showing rehabilitated oil birds being released

Reports from trained oil observers and beach cleanup contractors working for the Unified Command show significant progress in cleanup operations. More than 1,800 personnel from around the country aided in the spill response at the height of cleanup operations; 116 local volunteers were trained and assisted in shoreline cleanup efforts. …continue reading