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Understanding Oil Pollution: A Primer on the Santa Barbara Channel

Understanding Oil Pollution: A Primer on the Santa Barbara Channel

By David Pu’u Oil was first discovered in this region and apportioned to be mined as a resource during the Lincoln Administration, but the history of oil in Southern and Central California goes back much farther than that.  Later, in the 1960’s, when the nation’s first offshore mining began in the Santa Barbara Channel, the […]