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Ruptured Pipeline Spills Oil Along Santa Barbara Coast

Crews race to contain massive oil spill

Crews rushed Wednesday to contain a growing oil spill that has befouled a nine-mile stretch of scenic California coastline just before the Memorial Day holiday. The estimated size of the spill, about 20 miles up the coast from Santa Barbara, ballooned to 105,000 gallons Wednesday after the Coast Guard made a morning flyover to get a better sense...

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