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Crude spews from California pipeline, but none reaches beach

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VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — Tens of thousands of gallons of crude oil spilled from an underground coastal pipeline in Southern California, but the ooze never reached the ocean or beach, stopping instead in a canyon ravine. About 29,000 gallons of oil spilled and flowed at least a quarter-mile in the canyon near Ventura on Thursday, fire authorities said. Resident Kirk ...

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Coast Guard: Unknown amount of crude in Louisiana bayou

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says an unknown amount of crude oil has spilled into a bayou in southern Louisiana. The Coast Guard said in a statement Monday night it received a report around 8 p.m. that a tanker on Bayou Teche near Morgan City was being filled with crude oil when the spill began. The statement ...

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