Editor’s note: Click on images to download high resolution versions. SAN PEDRO, Calif. – Fishermen, along with scientists, completed initial seafood sampling along the Southern California Coast to determine impact on fisheries from the Southern California oil spill; laboratories received the samples on November 3. Due to current lab processing times, the results are […]
OCTOBER 19, 2021 Editor’s note: Media are requested to RSVP by 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20 to Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class David Weydert at (562) 577-4457 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. The event will be broadcasted live on the U.S. Coast Guard Los Angeles Facebook page. UPDATE: Location of bird release and parking has been updated. WHO: Representatives from […]
COSTA MESA, Calif. — The Unified Command is continuing its response Tuesday to the coastal oil spill in Orange and San Diego Counties. After strong winds and elevated swell heights impacted Southern California, the Unified Command deployed five shoreline assessment teams early Tuesday morning to survey the Orange County beaches and three cleanup teams were […]
Orange County Public Works employees open up the Santa Ana River berm to allow fresh salt water to enter the environmentally sensitive area, Oct. 9, 2021. They also installed a water pump at Santa Ana River marsh to help increase oxygen levels to protect wildlife. The estuary was bermed off to protect it from oil. […]
SCAT teams in Carlsbad, Calif., scan the shorelines for signs of oil, and submitted their findings to the Unified Command overseeing the oil spill response.
The Coast Guard and California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Office of Spill Prevention and Response provide information about the coastal oil cleanup response and techniques, at The Balboa Pier Municipal in Newport Beach, Calif.