Spill Clean-up and Public Reaction in Santa Barbara

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One official calls this week's oil spill "a worst-case scenario nightmare" for Santa Barbara, which has been ground zero for environmentalism since the massive oil-derrick blowout of 1969. The US Coast Guard is trying to manage public expectations for cleaning up, but KCRW's Saul Gonzalez has found that activists are impatient.

Photos: Saul Gonzalez




Warren Olney