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Massive California oil spill was reported Friday. But nobody told the millions who went to the beaches.

USA Today

By Janet Wilson – October 4, 2021

As millions of Californians descended on Orange County’s famed beaches on a blazing hot Saturday, they had no idea that a massive oil spill had occurred the night before. 

Federal and state authorities were aware of the spill by Friday evening, official spill reports show. And National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration satellites spotted an oily “anomaly” mushrooming in inky Pacific waters through the night.

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