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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DATE: June 13, 2015 6:23:23 AM PDT

After rehabilitation, a pelican prepares for release at Goleta Beach near Santa Barbra, Calif., June 12, 2015. These pelicans were captured after being oiled by a ruptured Plains All-American pipeline and cared for at Wildlife Centers in San Pedro, Calif. Photo by Valerie Kushnerov, City of Goleta.

After rehabilitation, a pelican prepares for release at Goleta Beach near Santa Barbra, Calif., June 12, 2015.

These pelicans were captured after being oiled by a ruptured Plains All-American pipeline and cared for at wildlife centers in San Pedro, Calif.

Photo by Valerie Kushnerov, City of Goleta.

Rehabilitated pelicans prepare for their first flight at Goleta Beach near Santa Barbara, Calif. June 12, 2015. 10 of 42 pelicans still under rehabilitations were release. Photo by Valerie Kushnerov, City of Goleta.

Rehabilitated pelicans prepare for their first flight at Goleta Beach near Santa Barbara, Calif. June 12, 2015.

10 of 42 pelicans still under rehabilitation were released.

Photo by Valerie Kushnerov, City of Goleta.

Pelicans take off after being successfully rehabilitated and release at Goleta Beach near Santa Barbara, June 12, 2015. Sever pelicans were placed with tracking devices to check their progress after rehabilitation. Photo by Valerie Kushnerov, City of Goleta.

Pelicans take off after being successfully rehabilitated and release at Goleta Beach near Santa Barbara, June 12, 2015.

Several pelicans were placed with tracking devices to check their progress after rehabilitation.

Photo by Valerie Kushnerov, City of Goleta.

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