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Despite Preparation, California Pipeline Operator May Have Taken Hours to Stop Leak

The company that operates the pipeline that spilled an estimated 3,000 barrels of oil into the Pacific Ocean off California has an 800-page manual on handling an oil spill – but it is unclear whether its employees followed those procedures. …

California Lawmakers Vow to Investigate Offshore Oil Spill

Democratic members of Congress from California seized on the oil spill off the state’s coast to call for investigations into why it took several hours before a pipeline operator reported the spill to federal authorities – and the subsequent lag …

Pipeline From California Oil Spill Was Moved 105 Feet Along Sea Floor

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — A section of the oil pipeline that burst off the Southern California coast was displaced 105 feet (32 meters) across the ocean floor, officials said on Tuesday, fueling speculation that a ship’s anchor may have caused …