California Oil Spill Area Closure Removed as of Noon Today; Harvesters Can Resume Fishing
Fishermen can get back to work off Huntington Beach, Newport Beach and other areas in Southern California today after the state announced the closure due to an oil spill will be lifted today at noon Pacific time.
The closure began on October 3 after an Amplify Energy-owned oil pipeline was discovered broken and oil leaking oil in the ocean and onto nearby beaches. It ultimately leaked roughly 25,000 gallons of crude oil. The closure prohibited the take of all fish and shellfish from Huntington ...
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