Plains All American Pipeline indicted in Santa Barbara oil spill

May 17, 2016 5:38 PM

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Plains All American Pipeline indicted in Santa Barbara oil spill

LOS ANGELES Plains All American Pipeline Company and one of its employees have been indicted in California on criminal charges stemming from a petroleum spill last year near Santa Barbara, the company said on Tuesday.

The 46-count indictment includes 10 related to the release of crude oil or the reporting of the pipeline rupture, and 36 related to wildlife losses blamed on the spill, the company said in a press release.

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