Oil Spill in California
History repeats itself...
There was an oil spill in California, cleanup crews try and clean it up.
It was in the same place as the oil spill in 1969.
It hapenned on May 22, 2015.
Here is a picture of oil in the waters.
Where was this oil spill?
It happened in Refugio State Beach, along the stretch of the California coastline. The same place as the one in 1969.
The waters are known as the Galapogos of North America.
Why did this happen?
A pipeline broke, it spilled oil along the coastline for several hours.
Until the company is finished cleaning around the pipeline the cause of the break can't be determined.
Did you know?
These waters house a fragile ecosystem. This ecosystem will be greatly effected because of this.
Who is trying to clean up these waters?
Clean up crews try to clean these waters up.
Clean up costs exceeded $60 million