California rushes to contain oil spill as wildlife, beaches hit
07 October 2021 | 2:57 pm
The massive oil spill from 480,000 liters leaking off the Orange County coast is slowly moving south, threatening marine-protected areas as well as popular beaches. On the coastline of South California, most beaches are closed, with efforts to clean areas impacted by the oil ongoing.
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