The Coast Guard designated the MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, S.A. -- the operator of the vessel involved in an anchor-dragging incident that may have caused the oil spill in Huntington Beach -- and Dordellas Finance Corporation -- the owner of the vessel -- as parties in interest in the marine casualty event.
Miyoko Sakashita of the Center for Biological Diversity, which opposes offshore drilling, said the removal of the old pipelines should have been a signal that the one that failed also was at risk.
A new White House report addresses how the U.S. economy could be affected by climate change, including extreme heat, flooding, storms and wildfires.
The amount of crude oil spilled into the is believed to be close to about 25,000 gallons, or only about one-fifth of what officials estimated, the Coast Guard announced Thursday.
The projects are part of President Joe Biden’s plan to deploy 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030, generating enough electricity to power more than 10 million homes.
Air monitoring has revealed "very low levels of hydrogen sulfide" from a foul odor that has been reported for days near the Dominguez Channel in the Carson area
Huntington Beach has reopened its shoreline, just over a week after a massive oil spill.
The pope addressed parliamentarians who were in Rome for a preparatory meeting before the U.N's annual climate conference, which begins in Glasgow, Scotland, on Oct. 31.
Wildlife technicians are working detailed rescue efforts of animals impacted by the Huntington Beach oil spill.
Key questions remain: Could the line have been hit days before the leak started? What ship is responsible? And if a ship anchor is not the culprit, what else could it be?
Park officials confirmed the woman suffered serious burns between her feet and shoulders and the dog did not make it.
A massive cargo ship made a series of unusual movements while anchored in the closest spot to a Southern California oil pipeline that ruptured and sent crude washing up on beaches, according to data collected by a marine navigation service.
A U.S. official said that the Rotterdam Express has become a focus of the spill investigation. The official cautioned the ship is only one lead being pursued in the investigation, which is in the early stages.
More Orange County beaches are partially reopening as workers continue scooping up oil from the sand and water after a massive oil spill off the coast of Huntington Beach.
Researchers said people under 40 will “live an unprecedented life” marked by record numbers of droughts, crop failures and heat waves.
Authorities are continuing their search for answers on what caused the massive Huntington Beach oil spill.
Photos show patches of oil coating the sand, signs warning people to stay off the beach and cleanup contractors in white outfits using skimmers and barriers to try to contain and clean the spill.
Oiled seabirds are often among the earliest victims of a spill because gobs of crude washing up onto the sand and wetlands can clump their feathers together, leaving them chilled by the cold ocean water.
California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday declared a state of emergency in Orange County, directing state agencies "to undertake immediate and aggressive action to clean up and mitigate the effects" of the spill.
The first federal lawsuit linked to the 126,000 gallons of oil that spilled into the ocean off Huntington Beach is a proposed class-action suit that includes claims to recover damages for individuals and businesses damaged by the massive leak. The man who brought forward the lawsuit also alleges he has been, or will be, exposed to toxic oil contaminants.