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  • A truck carrying fuel flipped over on the eastside of LAX near Aviation Boulevard Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012.
  • A fuel tanker overturned and caused a big mess on the eastside of LAX near Aviation Boulevard Saturday.
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  • Seabirds have been washing ashore sick and malnourished recently as a result of naturally seeping oil off Santa Barbara.
  • Seabirds have been washing ashore sick and malnourished recently as a result of naturally seeping oil off Santa Barbara.
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  • Seabirds have been washing ashore sick and malnourished recently as a result of naturally seeping oil off Santa Barbara.
  • Seabirds have been washing ashore sick and malnourished recently as a result of naturally seeping oil off Santa Barbara.
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  • Firefighters and hazmat teams were on scene of a diesel fuel spill in Orange County on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012.
  • About five gallons of diesel fuel spilled in in Huntington Harbour, authorities said on Thursday morning.
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  • Authorities are trying to determine how five brown pelicans became covered with oil in the Santa Barbara area.
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  • Rising waters are complicating efforts to clean up an oil spill along the Yellowstone River in Montana.
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  • An oil spill has shut a major street linking the 405 Freeway to the ocean in Huntington Beach through the Fourth of July.
  • Part of a main road in Huntington Beach was closed due to an oil spill, but one lane may reopen on Monday.
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  • Tensions are rising over a spill from an oil line rupture along the Yellowstone River near Laurel, Mont.
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  • An oil spill has shut a major street linking the 405 Freeway to the ocean in Huntington Beach through the Fourth of July.
  • An oil spill has shut a major street linking the 405 to the ocean in Huntington Beach through the Fourth of July.
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  • Part of a Huntington Beach street may be shut down for a few days while crews repair a leaking oil pipe.
  • Part of a Huntington Beach street may be shut down for a few days while crews repair a leaking oil pipe.
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  • A big cleanup effort was under way Tuesday in Ventura where crude oil from a broken pipeline spilled onto a beach.
  • A big cleanup effort is under way in Ventura where crude oil from a broken pipeline spilled onto a beach.
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  • BP is reportedly set to sell its Arco refinery and gas stations in the Southland, a move that could impact drivers.
  • BP is reportedly set to sell its Arco refinery and gas stations in the Southland, a move that could impact drivers.
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  • BP is reportedly set to sell its Arco refinery and gas stations in the Southland, a move that could impact drivers.
  • BP is reportedly set to sell its Arco refinery and gas stations in the Southland, a move that could impact drivers.
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  • Oil spilled onto the streets in the Harbor Gateway area of Los Angeles Wednesday night.
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  • Actor Kevin Costner is on Capitol Hill Wednesday to promote his plan for future Gulf oil spill responses.
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  • The agency that oversees offshore drilling will investigate the fire on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico.
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  • The Coast Guard says there are no immediate signs of a spill from an oil platform fire in the Gulf of Mexico.
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  • Weather forced BP Monday to delay operations to remove a temporary cap that stopped more oil from flowing into the sea.
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  • The government says it will start work Monday to remove the temporary cap keeping oil from gushing out of the Gulf well.
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  • In dealing with the aftermath of Katrina and the oil spill, New Orleans has leaned on its restaurants for revival.
  • In dealing with the aftermath of Katrina and the oil spill, New Orleans has leaned on its restaurants for revival.
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  • A BP vice president says critical time was wasted in the hours after the Gulf of Mexico well explosion.
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  • BP began forcing mud down the throat of its blown-out well Tuesday in hopes of permanently sealing the gusher.
  • BP began forcing mud down the throat of its blown-out well Tuesday in hopes of permanently sealing the gusher.
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  • BP began forcing mud down the throat of its blown-out well Tuesday in hopes of permanently sealing the gusher.
  • BP began forcing mud down the throat of its blown-out well Tuesday in hopes of permanently sealing the gusher.
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  • Gulf crews are planning to begin shoving mud and cement into the blown-out oil well at the seafloor on Monday.
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  • BP is facing harsh criticism from investigators who say the company is using an excessive amount of chemical dispersant.
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  • Debris found in the bottom of the relief well in the Gulf of Mexico is expected to push plugging work about a day.
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  • Now that the oil has stopped flowing in the Gulf, officials are meeting to talk about what's next.
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  • The Gulf oil spill has reached 100 days, and BP is trying to move forward after the worst oil spill in U.S. history.
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  • BP CEO Tony Hayward prepares to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 17, 2010.
  • BP PLC announced Tuesday that American Robert Dudley will become the company's first ever non-British chief executive.
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  • Officials say that the CEO of BP will step down in October and will take a job with company's joint venture in Russia.
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  • ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.
  • BP CEO Tony Hayward will be replaced, according to an anonymous senior U.S. government official.
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  • With improved weather, BP's evacuation of the Gulf has been called off and ships are returning to the leaky well.
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  • Work to permanently choke off BP's broken oil well stalled Friday as Tropical Storm Bonnie raced toward the Gulf.
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  • Crew members aboard ships in the Gulf prepared Thursday to evacuate as a storm halted work on BP's ruptured oil well.
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  • A storm brewing in the Caribbean brought the deep-sea effort to plug the ruptured well to a near standstill Wednesday.
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  • ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.
  • Oil is once again leaking from the cap on BP's ruptured well in the Gulf, but the stopper is staying put for now.
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  • A White House spokesman says BP's ruptured oil well is leaking at the top, along with seepage about two miles away.
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  • BP said it hopes to keep using its new cap to block the oil from reaching the Gulf until they plug the well permanently.
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  • The two-day test period for the new cap on the Gulf oil leak ended Saturday with no signs of additional leakage.
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  • Pressure readings have been less than ideal from the new cap shutting oil into BP's busted well, officials said Friday.
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  • BP says oil from its broken well has stopped gushing into the Gulf of Mexico for the first time since April.
  • BP says oil from its broken well has stopped gushing into the Gulf of Mexico for the first time since April.
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  • A look at the Internet feed on July 14, 2010, provided by BP of the gushing oil well in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • BP began testing the new, tighter-fitting cap Wednesday that could finally choke off the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico.
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  • A pivotal moment in the Gulf oil crisis hit an unexpected snag Tuesday evening
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  • Spilling at a rate of 1,800 barrels per day, the Lakeview Gusher still remains the largest oil spill in U.S. history.
  • Spilling at a rate of 1,800 barrels per day, the Lakeview Gusher still remains the largest oil spill in U.S. history.
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  • As the massive BP oil spill fouls the Gulf Coast, the companys CEO Tony Hayward took time to attend a swanky yacht race in England.
  • New video shows BP CEO Tony Hayward sailing off the coast of Isle of Wight as oil continues to spew in the Gulf of Mexico.
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  • All lanes have been closed on the eastbound 134 Freeway at Bob Hope Drive after a gasoline tanker overturned.
  • All lanes have been reopened on the eastbound 134 Freeway after a gasoline tanker overturned Thursday morning.
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  • All lanes have been closed on the eastbound 134 Freeway at Bob Hope Drive after a gasoline tanker overturned.
  • All lanes have been closed on the eastbound 134 Freeway at Bob Hope Drive after a gasoline tanker overturned.
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  • In this photo an overturned gasoline tanker can be seen on its side on the eastbound 134 Freeway, Thursday, June 10, 2010.
  • Check out images of a gasoline tanker that overturned Thursday morning, shutting down traffic on the EB 134 Freeway.
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  • A Southern California bird-rescue group is sending a team of volunteers to the Gulf Coast.
  • A Southern California bird-rescue group is sending a team of volunteers to the Gulf Coast.
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  • A mine in Los Angeles County could prove instrumental in BPs clean-up efforts in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • A mine in Los Angeles County could prove instrumental in BP's clean-up efforts in the Gulf of Mexico.
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