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What we know about the massive oil spill off the Southern California coast

Cleanup is underway for a major oil spill off the coast of Orange County in Southern California. The leak is believed to have stemmed from a pipeline that connects an offshore oil platform to the shore.

Local beaches could be closed for weeks or months to protect public health. And environmentalists are concerned about long-term impacts on wildlife.

Here & Now‘s Jane Clayson gets the latest from Eric Licas, a reporter with the Orange County Register.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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