The crude oil spill that has reached the southern coast of California – estimated at about 16,000 gallons – has reached the shores of Huntington Beach, injuring local wildlife and as well as blocking the coastline for months at a popular tourist destination.
Pipes are believed to be the source of the blocked closure, according to the company’s operator, while others who are different at the event continue to look for the real culprit. Southern California history.
The first leak was the Elly ridge, about five miles from the shores of Huntington Beach, according to the elders.
“I do not expect it to increase. It’s a chance for the whole pump, “said Amplify Energy CEO Martyn Willsher at a news conference on Sunday. He said many of Amplify’s nearby platforms were also shut down.
Officials of the United States Coast Guard-led trade unionists worked to create floating barriers known as bombs to stop the sheen-wide sheen, which was first observed by sailors on Saturday, entering the mud with the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, according to officials.
Huntington Beach Mayor Mayor Kim Carr said “Surf City USA’s” six miles of pristine beaches can remain closed for weeks or even months as the city cleans sticky bulbs, like tar from sand.
“This oil spill is one of the worst situations our community has faced in decades,” Carr said.
The dumping forced the cancellation of this year’s last Pacific Air Show which usually attracts thousands to Huntington Beach, a town of about 25,000 people about 30 miles south of downtown Los Angeles.
The spears of dead animals, especially birds and fish, bathed on the shore with unclean oil. Environmentalists think that it is only getting worse as it pushes in, polluting weaker muddy areas.
“We already have reports of dolphins seen swimming in the oil track. They can’t get away from it right away. And now it’s come down to earth, “Healing Bay Bay CEO Dr. Shelley Luce told KTLA.” This is a waste of time. And many, many animals will die.
“We have been working with our partners, districts and districts to reduce the potential impact of the environment,” Mayor Carr said on Saturday.
Many endangered and threatened species live in the area – including the deep blue sea plover, the California small tern and the humpback whale, as well as the fishing industry and birds that roam the Pacific Flyway.
Miyoko Sakashita, director of the Center for Biological Diversity’s oceans program, told the AP that oil dumped in this way could have long-term effects on wildlife.
“Oil spills are just the tip of the iceberg that drilling for oil is dangerous and is getting into water. It can’t clean it so it ends up washing in our beaches and people come in contact with it and wildlife comes in contact with it, ”he said. “It has long-term consequences for the reproduction and reproduction of animals. It is very sad to see so much fat. ”
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