European authorities were still unsure of what caused the drop in pressure as of Monday evening.
The proposal represents California's dilemma of meeting present energy production needs while also wanting to commit to progressive renewable energy policies.
The culprit could be among thousands of ships that passed through the area in the past year, authorities said.
The beach has been cleaned by workers to remove contaminated materials, and officials said water quality tests found no detectable levels of toxins.
Two videos may offer some insight into what happened with the oil line off the coast of Southern California, but they have yet to provide anything concrete.
The pipeline off Huntington Beach, California, had a 13-inch gash in it, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
Amplify Energy, which runs the pipeline, did not report the leak until a ship first noticed a potential spill.
The portion of pipeline that Whitmer says is a threat to the Great Lakes moves 23 million gallons of oil and natural gas liquids daily.
At one point, Beta Operating Co., a subsidiary of Amplify Energy, was fined $85,000 for three incidents, two of them dating back to 2014.
Photos document the sheer scale of the oil spill off California's Huntington Beach, dubbed a "potential ecological disaster."
Huntington Beach officials said an offshore oil production operation leaked some 126,000 gallons of oil into the ocean.
"We have oil recovery operations happening on the water and oil recovery happening on the beach," a Coast Guard spokesman said.
There are fears for the environmental consequences of the 20,000-tonne diesel oil spill at a power plant near Norilsk, in the Krasnoyarsk region.
"You wanna push God's buttons? Start talking about Israel and dividing his land." said televangelist Frank Amedia, Trump's onetime "liaison for Christian policy."
The Department of Interior has proposed rolling back parts of 2016's Well Control Rule, which put safety standards in place for systems that prevent blowouts and enact emergency measures if offshore oil and gas drillers lose control of their rigs. The original rule was crafted by the Obama administration as a direct response to the BP oil spill.
The West African country has been blighted by thousands of spills in recent years.
Villagers in the Niger Delta wanted to sue the petroleum company in London, not Nigeria.
The rig explosion in 2010 killed 11 workers and spewed millions of barrels of oil onto the shorelines of several states.
Seventeen wells have been left with temporary seals since the 1960s.
Authorities estimate 105,000 gallons of oil have spilled.
The oil spill is the largest to hit the local coastline in nearly two decades.
The local District Attorney is reviewing "potentially relevant criminal and civil statutes" related to the spill.
The risk of another oil spill in Alaska is too high for BP to resume exploration.
The leader of the First Nation says he will close the reservation's borders to prevent installation of the pipeline