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Title
Oil spill in El Segundo
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Kawana, Toru
Date Created and/or Issued
1984
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Cleanup crews work at clearing a quarter-mile stretch of beach in southern El Segundo after more than 2000 gallons of heavy diesel oil leaked from a ruptured fuel line at an Edison Co. power plant on August 13, 1984. The cause of the rupture and the extent of environmental damage were being investigated, but estimated cleanup time for the popular surfing and sunbathing spot was about three days.
Type
image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00044220
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box Oil spill.
CARL0000048561
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/14576
Subject
Southern California Edison Company
Oil spills--California--El Segundo
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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