To some, the impact of the 1969 Santa Barbara Oil Spill was environmental. To be sure there was ecological harm all around (see any of my old lectures if you are curious about that). But the bigger impacts were upon the burgeoning Environmental Movement, igniting of a generation of environmental activism, birthing a new paradigm/cultural… Read more »
We have been getting lots of inquires about this crazy tarballing going on across Santa Barbara, Ventura, and Los Angeles Counties. I thought I would give a quick overview of tar balls in our part of the world; the Southern California Bight. Oil Seeps In Our History Oil has been deep underground for millions of… Read more »
See our oil spill size comparison in our research section.