Cleanup Of Oil Spill Along California Beach Could Take Months


SANTA BARBARA, May 21 (Reuters) – Cleanup crews labored through a third day to scoop up patches of crude oil from a pipeline spill that closed two California state beaches and fouled offshore waters, shattering an environmental balance that U.S. Coast Guard officials said on Thursday may take months to restore. Up to 2,500 barrels (105,000 gallons) of petroleum, according to latest estimates, gushed onto San Refugio State Beach and into the Pacific about 20 miles (32 km) west of Santa Barbara on Tuesday when an underground pipeline that runs along the coastal highway inexplicably burst. As much as a fifth of the amount was believed to have reached the ocean, leaving oil slicks that stretched…

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Australia's women cricketers receive significant pay rise
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Australia's female domestic cricketers have been given a significant pay rise. A $600,000 investment by Cricket Australia and the state and territory associations will more than double the best state players' pay to $17,000. In addition to these ...
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