Posted by: Sandy Steinman | October 6, 2021

California oil pipeline spill could endanger marine life for years

NPR  reports 

Emergency officials are still trying to contain a major oil spill off the coast of Southern California that dumped more than 120,000 gallons of crude oil from an offshore pipeline into the Pacific Ocean, some of which has washed ashore.

But even as the response effort continues, experts say the long-term impacts to the environment — particularly on birds and marine life — could be significant even if they didn’t get saturated by the weekend oil slick.

Read more at California oil pipeline spill could endanger marine life for years, experts say : NPR


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