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California oil spill: Huntington Beach reopens shore

State and local beaches opened at 6 a.m. Monday, just over a week after an oil pipeline spilled thousands of gallons of crude oil into the Pacific Ocean.Officials say they have recovered at least 5,544 gallons of oil and 13.6 barrels of tar balls. They say in a worst-case scenario, more than 131,000 gallons may have spilled into the waters.”The health and safety of our residents and visitors is of the utmost importance. We understand the significance our beaches have on tourism, our economy,…


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