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  • S.F. Bay Oil Spill Jeremy and Dillon
  • Details
    • November 7, 2007
    • 58,000 gallons (220,000 litres) of IFO-380 bunker fuel spilled into San Francisco Bay
    • Container Ship = COSCO BUSAN
    • The tides of the S.F. Bay caused the oil to spread faster than normal, this had effect on a large portion of the Northern California Coast
    • 50+ public beaches were closed including Fort Point, Kirby Cove, and Crissy Point
  • Effects on the Environment
    • According to the CDFG (California Department of Fish and Game), approximately 1080 birds were collected alive and 420 of those birds were rehabilitated and released
    • Total of 800 birds dead
    • Fishing/Crabbing was restricted due to the loss of fish and crabs
  • Duck swimming in the bay after spill
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  • Oil in a dogs footprint at the beach
    • Anyone could volunteer in helping the cleanup
    • Volunteers would monitor the beaches for oiled birds and report them to the OWCN (Oiled Wildlife Care Network
  • Solution
    • Officials quarantined the beaches
    • Nets set up in the water so the oil did not spread
    • Rescue teams were sent out to rescue birds and animals
  • Opposing Viewpoints
    • John Cota, the pilot of the ship, pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor pollution charges
    • Federal prosecutors believed that John Cota was at fault for the oil spill