I guess that's the unintended consequence of refusing a land based pipeline.
Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy
Coal Oil Point seep field - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This spill occurred near one of the world's largest natural oil seeps. The seeps produces somewhere between 3-17k gallons of crude into the Santa Barbara Channel everyday. So this spill is a little over 1 day's worth of natrual seepage. The world will go on.