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Crude Awakening: How We Can Avoid Another Gulf Tragedy

Jul. 2, 2010 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

By Scott Baumgartner On April 22, the BP-leased Deepwater Horizon rig sank off the coast of Louisiana, killing 11 workers. Estimates show the amount of oil pouring into the ocean to be more than 19,000 barrels a day, far exceeding the 1989 Exxon V...

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Protect people, not oil companies

Jun. 8, 2010 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

Last week, BP's "top kill" effort, in which mud and other objects were forced into the blown-out oil well in the gulf to try and stanch the flow of oil, failed. Now, BP engineers are attempting to stop the gusher on the ocean floor by cutting the ...

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