Seafood was tested for chemicals from oil from Oct. 14 to Nov. 3 with authorities on Monday alerting the California Department of Fish and Wildlife that the seafood was OK to resume eating.
The U.S. Coast Guard said Saturday it was unable to locate a reported "light sheen" spotted off the coast of Huntington Beach -- in the same region as the October leak that spilled thousands of gallons of oil into the ocean.
U.S. Coast Guard and NTSB investigators have identified a cargo ship named "Beijing" as a vessel involved in an "anchor-dragging incident" in January that may have contributed to the October oil leak off the coast of Huntington Beach.
Nearly $1,000,000 worth of drugs were seized on Wednesday by the Huntington Beach Police Department, including 317 pounds of methamphetamine and 17 kilos of cocaine and fentanyl.
Five weeks after a ruptured underwater pipeline spilled crude in the waters off Huntington Beach, cleanup crews have cleared about a third of the shoreline and the amount of oily waste collected is tapering, an official said Friday.
A month after a Southern California offshore oil spill, environmental advocates said Tuesday that they plan to sue the federal government over the failure to review and update plans for platforms off the coast.
The federal government will offer disaster loans to businesses harmed by an oil spill that shut down Southern California shorelines earlier this month. The deadline to apply for the loans is July 27, 2022.
A massive cargo ship that was supposed to be at anchor was buffeted by high winds during a January storm and repeatedly crossed over an undersea oil pipeline that later ruptured off the coast of Huntington Beach, according to vessel monitoring data.
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.
More than 80 birds and fish affected by oil from a pipeline leak off the shores of Huntington Beach have been recovered, with more than half dying, officials said.
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.
Huntington Beach has reopened its shoreline, just over a week after a massive oil spill.
The ruptured underwater pipeline off the coast of Huntington Beach that leaked thousands of gallons of oil into the ocean may have been damaged several months to a year ago, the Coast Guard's lead investigator said.
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?
Laguna Beach waterfront property owners have filed a lawsuit against the company that owns the oil rig and underwater pipeline at the center of a massive leak off the coast of Huntington Beach, seeking damages for loss of enjoyment, potential lowered property values and diminished rental income.
Officials coordinating the response to the Orange County oil spill say divers have confirmed that a 4,000-foot section of a 17.7-mile pipeline was moved out of place -- by as much as 105 feet -- and a 13-inch "split" in the line was detected.
The U.S. Coast Guard gave an update on the Huntington Beach oil spill.
Several political leaders in Orange County are calling for a ban on offshore drilling following a massive oil spill in Huntington Beach.