Pipeline operator agrees to $50M California spill settlement


              FILE - This aerial image taken with a drone, shows the closed beach after oil washed up in Newport Beach, Calif., on Oct. 7, 2021. A pipeline operator has agreed to pay $50 million to Southern California fishermen, tourism companies and property owners who sued over an offshore oil spill last year. A proposed settlement between Amplify Energy Corp. and the businesses was filed Monday Oct. 17, 2022, in federal court. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)
            
              FILE - Workers in protective suits continue to clean the contaminated beach in Huntington Beach, Calif., on Oct. 11, 2021. A pipeline operator has agreed to pay $50 million to Southern California fishermen, tourism companies and property owners who sued over an offshore oil spill last year. A proposed settlement between Amplify Energy Corp. and the businesses was filed Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, in federal court. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)
Pipeline operator agrees to $50M California spill settlement