November 23, 2023
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Refugio oil spill effects linger a year later


Venadito Beach, about a mile south of Refugio State Beach, was covered in oil at 7 p.m. on May 19, 2015. Orella Ranch has an access tunnel that leads to Venadito Beach. Mark Tautrim was in the midst of his daily routine, checking on his cattle on the west side of his family ranch in…


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