Disasters

BP Gulf Spill Continues To Foul 168 Miles of Louisiana Coastline

"Louisiana's coastline continues to be smeared with significant amounts of oil and oiled material from the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, with cleanup teams struggling to remove as much as possible of the toxic material by the time migratory birds arrive at the end of February...."

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune, 12/31/2010

"Conflict of Interest Questions Raised in Blowout Preventer Testing"

"A Transocean supervisor who worked on the Deepwater Horizon rig before it exploded has since participated in an investigation of the blowout preventer that failed to stop gushing oil from the well it was drilling — a possible conflict of interest that a congressional critic says threatens the integrity of the probe."

Source: FuelFix, 12/23/2010

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