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Oil Spills

Corpsmembers receive Hazmat training to assist with cleanup of hazardous waste and oil spills.  The CCC is usually dispatched by the Department of Fish and Game’s Office of Oil Spill Prevention and Response. Some of the locations where corpsmembers have helped out include:

 

1981   San Luis Obispo

 

1984   San Francisco Bay

 

1990   Huntington Beach

 

1991   Cantara RR spill, Dunsmuir

 

1991   Santa Clara River

 

1992   Avila Beach, San Luis Obispo County

 

1994   Santa Clara River; Martinez

 

1996   San Francisco Bay

 

1998   Avila Beach

 

2007   San Francisco Bay

 

CCC cleanup efforts after 1990 Huntington Beach spill.

 

Corpsmembers helping with San Francisco Bay cleanup after the 2007 Cosco Buscan spill.

Historical Response