A Greka Oil & Gas cleanup crew works on an oil spill flowing down a creek behind Firestone Vineyard, north of Los Olivos, Calif. in January 2008. The the company is blamed for 21 spills of crude oil and other pollutants in Santa Barbara County waterways, leading to a lawsuit filed Friday by the U.S. Department of Justice and state and federal environmental regulatory agencies. (Santa Barbara County Fire Department via Associated Press)

A Greka Oil & Gas cleanup crew works on an oil spill flowing down a creek behind Firestone Vineyard, north of Los Olivos, Calif. in January 2008. The the company is blamed for 21 spills of crude oil and other pollutants in Santa Barbara County waterways, leading to a lawsuit filed Friday by the U.S. Department of Justice and state and federal environmental regulatory agencies. (Santa Barbara County Fire Department via Associated Press)