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Documents Indicate Pipeline Company Couldn’t Reach Workers At Scene Of Refugio State Beach Rupture, Delaying Response Efforts

Posted on Thursday, June 25, 2015 12:14am

Before And After Shots Released By Unified Command Of Cleanup Efforts At Refugio State Beach Culvert

Some just released documents show there was a delay in federal officials being notified about the Refugio State Beach oil spill, because pipeline personnel couldn’t reach their workers on scene at the spill site.

The Plains All American Pipeline rupture led to a 100,000 gallon oil spill, with an estimated 21,000 gallons ending up in the ocean.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco has details on those documents, as well as an update on cleanup efforts.

Click on link to listen to/download story:  Refugio Response June 25th Update

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