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Refugio oil spill testing results commented on by Santa Barbara County

Refugio oil spill testing results commented on by Santa Barbara County

Refugio Oil Spill response status- 6-4-15

Refugio Oil Spill response status- 6-4-15

By David Pu’u Report by: Refugio Response Joint Information Center Note- these numbers are cumulative Refugio Response Snapshot: June 4, 2015 Figures on this page reflect incident status report for daily period 07:00am – 06:59am Date June 1 June 2 June 3 June 4 June 5 Wildlife – cumulative totals Birds recovered – live 57  58 […]

Local beaches open- tar balls normal

Local beaches open- tar balls normal

By George Miller Since the Refugio oil spill, there have been millions of words written, alarms sounded, politicians moaning- and that’s good. We don’t want oil spills fouling our waters and wish to avoid recurrences. But, has this gone “overboard?” Although the spill was significant, even the largest in SoCal nearly a half century, it was […]

Worst oil spill since ’69

Worst oil spill since ’69

By David Pu’u   The current oil spill is a tough one for many reasons.We do not have many spill events, yet an active series of seepages in the ocean here, which has been going on for countless years, has always had oil in the water. But in recent times (the past 10-15 years) those […]