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Happy Earth Day!

1970: Apollo 13, the last Beatles album, Vietnam War protests, the deaths of Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin, and the first Earth Day celebration. Earth Day has a special significance to those living in Santa Barbara, Calif. On January 28, 1969, an oil platform six miles off Santa Barbara’s coast ruptured. Over the next ten days, nearly 100,000 barrels of crude oil (~4.2 million gallons) spilled...

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