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california governor jerry brown declaring a state of emergency thursday as crews continue to clean up after what may be the biggest oil spill along the santa barbara coastline in forty six years , we estimate a worst case scenario of up to twenty five hundred barrels , i guess that is a worst case , scenario , additionally we currently estimate , or near five hundred barrels , which is approximately twenty one thousand gallons of , that one hundred and five thousand gallons , may have migrated to the water , i plan that ruptured earlier in the week , created an oil slick that extends nine miles along the central california coast , authorities say the extent of damage to wildlife is not yet known but they're keeping a close eye on any potential environmental damage , particular concern to eco conscious californians , well here's correspondent laurie carol , santa barbara was home to the nation's third largest oil spill nineteen sixty nine which killed nearly thirty seven hundred birds , and change the culture of environmentalism in california for ever , uh , it is made it much more difficult to drill offshore in california subsequently , planes all american which operates the pipeline has not yet determined the cause of the rupture