Even in late September and early October, Huntington Beach’s balmy weather means a plethora of beachcombers, numerous beach blankets in use, and beach umbrellas spot the shore of the Orange County beach. However, a weekend spill from an underground pipe has the usually busy beach scene looking like a ghost town.
Crews are frantically working to not only prevent an oil spill that happened just outside Orange County, CA from spreading into protected wildlife areas, but they’re working to save waterfowl that have already been affected by the spill. The spill that took place on Sunday dumped at least 126,000 gallons of oil. The spill has closed an area from the Huntington Beach Pier to the Santa Ana River jetty.Read More »