After sustained cleanup operations for the Southern California oil spill, affected shoreline segments have been returned to their original condition. The Unified Command, led by the U. S. Coast Guard, California Department of Fish and Wildlife Office of Spill Prevention and Response (CDFW-OSPR), the County of Orange, the County of
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.
The Unified is continuing its response Tuesday to the coastal oil spill in Orange and San Diego Counties. High winds and elevated swell heights continue to impact Southern California. As predicted, the Unified Command has seen an increase of tar balls along the coasts of Orange and San Diego counties
The Unified Command is continuing its response Thursday to the coastal oil spill in Orange County. Updates as of Oct. 7 at 8:30 a.m.: More than 800 people are conducting response operations. To date, 5,544 total gallons of crude oil have been recovered Crews assessed all accessible shorelines from the