Fines Levied For Oil Spills

By Nao Braverman
After causing three oil spills in the Los Padres National Forest, and 13 other spills countywide, Vintage Production California, LLC and its parent company Occidental Petroleum Corporation are finally beginning to pay their dues.
The companies were fined $350,000 by the state last week for the 16 oil spills which occurred in a span of three years.
“In addition to paying the fine, the oil industry must take additional steps to ensure that our creeks and wildlife do not have to suffer one

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