Dana Point Closes Beaches Due To Oil Spill Monday October 4 2021.
The City of Dana Point announced that Orange County Beaches in Dana Point California will closed Monday October 4 2021 at Sunset.
Orange County Beaches Closed in Dana Point
Salt Creek Beach Park
Dana Cove – City tidepools soft closure
Newport Beach City Beaches Soft Closure
Please Stay out of the water
City of Huntington Beach Beaches Soft Closure
Please stay out of the water and off the shoreline. (shoreline starts with the lifeguard towers)
Bike paths and rest of beach is open.
Newport Beach Harbor
Thousand Steps Beach
West Street Beach
Fishing Ban at Orange County Coast
Dana Point to Sunset Beach
extending 6 miles out from the shore
Orange County Coast Oil Spill Background
Location: 3 Miles Off the Coast of Newport Coast
Size of Spill: 13 Square Miles in Size.
Amount of Spill: 126,000 gallons
Oil Recovered: 3,150 gallons
Boom Deployed: 5,360 feet
Spill Reported at: Saturday October 2 2021 at 9:00am
Reason For Spill: Possible broken pipeline from from a offshore oil platform managed by Beta Offshore (Amplify Energy Corp).
Oil Spill United Command Agencies
Beta Offshore ( Amplify Energy Corp), the Coast Guard, California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Office of Spill Prevention and Response (CDFW-OSPR). Supporting agencies are the cities of Long Beach, Newport Beach, and Huntington Beach, and the Orange County Sheriff’s Department
For Concerns Or Questions
Huntington Beach City Hotline (714) 374-1702
How To Help
To Assist With Animal Rescue Efforts
Huntington Beach Wetlands (714) 374-5587
To Assist With Cleanup Efforts
Text OILSPILL to 51555 for updates to take action and volunteer.
CDFW-OSPR is monitoring for oiled wildlife.
If anyone encounters oiled wildlife, do not approach. Call the Oiled Wildlife Care Network at 1-877-823-6926.
Sunday October 3 2021 at 8:30am: Pacific Marine Mammal Center (PMMC) will be assisting multiple agencies and organizations to help in the recovery efforts.
At this time they have yet to see any oiled marine life but if you do in the Orang County area please call 949-494-3050.
If you would like to help PMMC is accepting Dawn donation to assist with Wetlands and Wildlife. @wetlandswildlifecarecenter