On Tuesday, a Plains All American Pipeline burst, releasing some 21,000 gallons of oil into the Pacific Ocean near Santa Barbara, California. The long-term impacts of that spill won't be known for a while, although there's already been damage reported to local wildlife (and businesses). Photojournalist and Santa Barbara resident Gail Osherenko has been on the scene all week, documenting the spill and clean-up efforts—along with the ensuing protests. Below, what Osherenko has seen so far:
Reporting From the Edge of the Santa Barbara Oil Spill
A collection of on-the-ground pictures and observations from Pacific Standard's staff.