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Pipeline Company to Pay Nearly $1 Million for California Oil Spill | app

ByLinda W. Smith

Jul 27, 2022

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The owner of an undersea oil pipeline that spilled some 25,000 gallons of crude into the ocean off Southern California last year will pay nearly $1 million in cleaning costs.

The Orange County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday agreed to accept a proposed claim settlement with Amplify Energy Corp. regarding the costs of dealing with last October’s spill off Huntington Beach.

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