Sarah Sikich

Heal the Bay

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Marine biologist and vice president at Heal the Bay, an environmental organization focused on Southern California coastal waters and watersheds 

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Federal investigators say  corrosion had eaten away almost half the steel wall  of the pipeline that ruptured last month and spilled more than 100,000 gallons of crude oil into the…

Crude Corrosion

Federal investigators say corrosion had eaten away almost half the steel wall of the pipeline that ruptured last month and spilled more than 100,000 gallons of crude oil into the…

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On January 1, Los Angeles will become America's biggest city to ban plastic bags from big retailers. Small stores can still give them away until next summer.

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Last week, we heard about the  massive Japanese dock  that washed up in Oregon, debris from the devastating Japanese tsunami of more than a year ago.

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Last week, we heard about the massive Japanese dock that washed up in Oregon, debris from the devastating Japanese tsunami of more than a year ago.

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