June 17, 2024
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$70M Refugio oil spill deal gets tentative OK


Nine years after the 2015 Refugio Oil Spill along the Santa Barbara coastline, a federal judge has granted preliminary approval of a $70 million class action settlement to nearly 90 property owners. U.S. District Court Judge Philip Gutierrez issued his ruling May 1. It was announced May 9. If finalized in September, the settlement will…


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