How California’s Worst Oil Spill Turned Beaches Black And The Nation Green

Today is the 50th anniversary of the oil spill off Santa Barbara. Turns out Nixon, who was from California, saw a way to get votes and divert attention from Vietnam. So he helped push the Clean Water, Clean Air, and Endangered Species Acts.

https://www.npr.org/2019/01/28/688219307/how-californias-worst-oil-spill-turned-beaches-black-and-the-nation-green

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