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Southern California Lifts Fishery Closures

The Log

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife recently lifted the closure on Southern California fisheries prompted by an oil spill reported on October 2.  The November 30 decision followed a notification from the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) was sent to the CDFW that there was no additional public-health risk from consuming fish or shellfish from the affected area.