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California: Major oil spill washes ashore contaminating beaches and wetlands, killing marine wildlife

An oil spill off the coast of California, United States has started killing fish, contaminating wetlands and destroying beaches. About 3,000 barrels of oil have spread over an area covering 33sq km off the Orange County coast. Huntington Beach Mayor Kim Carr said portions of the coastline were covered in oil. An investigation into the pipeline […]