LONG BEACH, Calif. — The unified command continues its response Sunday to the oil spill off the coast of Orange County.
Fourteen boats conducted oil recovery operations Sunday afternoon. Three Coast Guard boats enforced a safety zone off 1,000 yards around oil spill boats.
Four aircraft were dispatched for overflight assessments.
Shoreside response was conducted by 105 government agency personnel.
Approximately 3,150 gallons of oil have been recovered from the water and 5,360 feet of boom has been deployed.
Community members impacted by the oil spill who need to file a claim can call 1-866-985-8366. If your vessel has been impacted by the oil spill, we want to remind people not to clean their own boats, and to not use soaps or dispersants.
The investigation continues into the cause of the spill.
The Director of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife has declared a fishery closure for coastal areas affected by the oil spill. For more information on the fisheries closures, reference www.SoCalSpillResponse.com.
A website for the response has been established at www.SoCalSpillResponse.com.
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