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Coast Guard, state respond to heavy fuel oil spill

March 23, 2015

SAN PEDRO, Calif. - The Coast Guard, state of California, and response crews are responding to a heavy fuel oil spill at an anchorage inside the Port of Long Beach.

Approximately 33 gallons of heavy fuel oil was spilled during bunkering operations Saturday morning.  Boom has been set-up to contain the spill and commercial cleaning crews are on-scene.

California's Department of Fish and Wildlife, Office of Spill Prevention and Response personnel are on-scene monitoring the operations, as well as Coast Guard pollution responders.