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Office of Spill Prevention and Response

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Office of Spill Prevention and Response is the state’s lead for response to oil spills into its inland and marine waters. OSPR aims for best achievable protection of California’s natural resources.


  • Ten years after the Cosco Busan oil spill: Preparedness and response improved; $30M in environmental restoration ongoing

Cosco Busan crashed into a San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge support tower and released more than 53,000 gallons of fuel oil into San Francisco Bay, affecting people, estuarine and marine wildlife, habitats, and recreation across several counties and spurring an extensive spill response effort and ongoing natural resource restoration work. Read the link opens in new windowpress release.

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