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Representative Lois Capps to visit South Coast oil spill site

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Refugio Beach State Park -

Congresswoman Lois Capps and other federal officials are scheduled to tour the site of where an oil pipeline ruptured near Refugio State Beach on May 19.

Capps is also expected to speak about actions being taken by the Federal Government to increase pipeline safety.

Her visit comes two days after a preliminary report from the federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration found the ruptured pipeline was badly corroded and had worn away to 1/16 of an inch.

This is Congresswoman Capps' second visit to the spill effected area.

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