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Deepwater Horizon - One Year On

Posted by Gemma Freeman — 21 April 2011 at 5:25pm - Comments
Scientist Charles Messing in Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida, Gulf of Mexico
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Scientist Charles Messing in Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida

Thursday marked the one year anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster. 11 rig workers were killed and 16 injured in the initial explosion. And, after nearly 5 million barrels of oil spewed in to the ocean for five months, the long term effects on the Gulf of Mexico are still being uncovered.

The BP Oil Spill: One Year Later -  a video on the US report

The BP Oil Spill: One Year Later - a video on the US report

Posted by Gemma Freeman — 21 April 2011 at 9:25am - Comments
The BP Oil Spill: One Year Later -  a video on the US report
All rights reserved. Credit: © Greenpeace
The BP Oil Spill: One Year Later - a video on the US report

Yesterday marked one year since BP's Deepwater Horizon explosion, what Obama called "the worst environmental disaster the US has ever faced".

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