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Goleta Beach Oil Sheen Investigation

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Goleta Beach Park. (July 29, 2015)

Published on July 29, 2015

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Published on July 29, 2015

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Bob and Susan McIntosh vista Goleta Beach. (July 29, 2015)

Published on July 29, 2015

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Published on July 29, 2015

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Ocean Duck swimmers Jean Thomson and Bob Simon walk along Goleta Beach after being denied access to the water for their regular swim. (July 29, 2015)

Published on July 29, 2015

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Ocean Duck swimmers Jean Thomson and Bob Simon walk along Goleta Beach after being denied access to the water for their regular swim. (July 29, 2015)

Published on July 29, 2015

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Large amounts of oil globs along sections of Goleta Beach (July 29, 2015)

Published on July 29, 2015

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Santa Barbara County Fire Captain Dave Zanaboni (left) and Fire Chief Eric Peterson (right) speak with 2nd District County Supervisor Janet Wolf at Goleta Beach during an investigation into a large oil sheen in the waters off the coast. (July 29, 2015)

Published on July 29, 2015

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Steve Laffie with Paddle Sports Center stays on hand to greet perspective customers even though water access at Goleta Beach was shut down due to the oil sheen seen in the water off the shore. (July 29, 2015)

Published on July 29, 2015

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Lifeguards at Goleta Beach enforced a no water access for several hours due to the oil sheen seen in the water off the shore. (July 29, 2015)

Published on July 29, 2015

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Aquatics Director Jon Menzies sets up a perimeter due to the large oil sheen being investigated off Goleta Beach (July 29, 2015)

Published on July 29, 2015

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Aquatics Director Jon Menzies sets up a perimeter due to the large oil sheen being investigated off Goleta Beach (July 29, 2015)

Published on July 29, 2015

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Ron Hudson returns from kayak fishing off Goleta Beach. (July 29, 2015)

Published on July 29, 2015

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Ron Hudson returns from fishing off Goleta Beach with a ring of oil on his kayak. (July 29, 2015)

Published on July 29, 2015

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Ron Hudson returns from fishing off Goleta Beach with a ring of oil on his kayak. (July 29, 2015)

Published on July 29, 2015

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Ron Hudson returns from fishing off Goleta Beach with a ring of oil on his kayak. (July 29, 2015)

Published on July 29, 2015

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Ron Hudson mobbed by media when he returns from fishing off Goleta Beach with a ring of oil on his kayak. (July 29, 2015)

Published on July 29, 2015

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Sara Peterson and Kevin Shaw play with Pierre on a blanket while sections of Goleta Beach were closed due to a mysterious oil sheen on the water (July 29, 2015)

Published on July 29, 2015

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Pelicans fly over Goleta Beach Park. (July 29, 2015)

Published on July 29, 2015

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A Coast Guard helicopter flies over the waters off of Goleta Beach to investigate a large oil sheen seen in the waters earlier in the day. (July 29, 2015)

Published on July 29, 2015

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Coast Guard Lieutenant Jeremy Maginot with the Marine Safety Division speaks during a press conference at Goleta Beach. (July 29, 2015)

Published on July 29, 2015

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Coast Guard Lieutenant Jeremy Maginot with the Marine Safety Division speaks during a press conference at Goleta Beach. (July 29, 2015)

Published on July 29, 2015

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A cormorant, that made several unsuccessful attempts to take flight for more than a dozen feet, made its way several hundred yards along Goleta Beach walking while constantly flapping its wings that appear to have been oiled. (July 29, 2015)

Published on July 29, 2015

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A cormorant that appeared to have been oiled made several unsuccessful attempts to fly along Goleta Beach. (July 29, 2015)

Published on July 29, 2015

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A cormorant, that made several unsuccessful attempts to take flight for more than a dozen feet, made its way several hundred yards along Goleta Beach walking while constantly flapping its wings that appear to have been oiled. (July 29, 2015)

Published on July 29, 2015

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A cormorant, that made several unsuccessful attempts to take flight for more than a dozen feet, made its way several hundred yards along Goleta Beach walking while constantly flapping its wings that appear to have been oiled. (July 29, 2015)

Published on July 29, 2015

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A cormorant, that made several unsuccessful attempts to take flight for more than a dozen feet, made its way several hundred yards along Goleta Beach walking while constantly flapping its wings that appear to have been oiled. (July 29, 2015)

Published on July 29, 2015

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