Response time questioned in Southern California oil spill

Posted on AllSides October 4th, 2021
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Residents and workers near the massive California oil spill questioned Monday whether authorities moved quickly enough to respond to the disaster.

People who live and work in the area said they had noticed an oil sheen and the stench of petroleum Friday evening — but that it wasn’t until the next day that the Coast Guard acknowledged an oil slick had been spotted off the shores of Huntington Beach.

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