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Coast Guard Says Mysterious, Three Mile Long Oil Sheen Off Santa Barbara Coastline Should Dissipate Naturally

Posted on Thursday, July 30, 2015 6:10am


Kayaker Ron Hudson Of Camarillo Shows Oil On Kayak From Oil Sheen Off Goleta

A three mile long oil sheen off the Santa Barbara County coastline yesterday triggered concerns about the possibility of another major spill, in the wake of the May 16th accident at Refugio State Beach.

The Coast Guard says this morning while the cause of the sheen is still unclear, they believe it is already dissipating naturally.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco has the story, from Goleta Beach.

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