September 25, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Deep sea ecosystem may take decades to recover from Deepwater Horizon spill

The deep-sea soft-sediment ecosystem in the immediate area of the 2010′s Deepwater Horizon well head blowout and subsequent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico will likely take decades to recover from the spill’s impacts, according to a new scientific arti… Continue reading

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July 24, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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UPDATE: Gas well on fire in Gulf of Mexico, 44 evacuated

A natural gas well off the coast of Louisiana is on fire after a blowout caused the 44 employees of the rig to be evacuated. Developing. Continue reading

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April 14, 2011
by Bob Deans
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The BP Oil Disaster: A One-Year Assessment and Recommendations for Restoration and Reform

Bob Deans, Director of Federal Communications, Washington, DC April 20 marks a year since the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded over a BP well, killing 11 workers and opening a gusher that spewed some 170 million gallons of toxic crude oil into t… Continue reading

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March 2, 2011
by Peter Lehner
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Approaching the BP Spill’s One Year Anniversary: the Disaster in the Gulf Lives On

In 50 days, America will mark the one-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon blowout that unleashed the largest peacetime oil spill in history.  BP will likely tell us that everything is fine now; they’ve clean everything up. But resident… Continue reading

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September 21, 2010
by Peter Lehner
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Our New Book on Why the BP Blowout Occurred and What We Can Learn from It

Over the weekend, crews finally succeeded in plugging BP’s blown-out oil well once and for all. Workers pumped mud and cement through the newly secured relief well and finally sealed this disastrous wound in the ocean floor for good. 
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