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Cookies For BP

by on June 17, 2012

Cookies for BP and maybe pony rides for TransOcean and Haliburton.

Via Democratic Underground
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(Video) US Makes First Arrest In BP Oil Spill Case

by on April 25, 2012

Kurt Mix, a former engineer for British Petroleum, has been charged with intentionally destroying evidence about the scale of disaster.


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BP Deepwater Horizon Disaster ~ Two Years Later

by on April 20, 2012

Two years ago today an explosion occurred on a Transocean-built, BP leased and operated, oil rig drilling off the coast of Louisiana. 11 crewman died in the initial blast and the Deepwater Horizon sank two days later. Oil gushed into the Gulf of Mexico for three months, and the capped well still suffers a ‘persistent seep’. 2 million barrels of chemical dispersants were sprayed into the Gulf waters to beak …
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Oil? What Oil?

by on September 1, 2011

Plumes? No such thing.

2011-08-30 Over flight of the Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana coast by OnWingsOfCare.org founder and pilot Dr. Bonny Schumaker.


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Gulf Oil Industry ~ A Resurrection

by on April 22, 2011

Artists protest BP sponsorship at the Tate Gallery, London

Last April 22 the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig which had been on fire for two days finally sank. For 87 days crude oil gushed into the Gulf of Mexico at an estimated rate of 53,000 barrels per day, followed by millions of barrels of Corexit and other dispersants. Patches of the Gulf were set on fire in controlled burns
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BP and Russia

by on January 16, 2011

So, BP (with the blessings of the British Goverment) just inked a deal with Russia to do some offshore drilling in the Arctic Ocean.  Incompetent, disaster-prone greedhead company–check.  Authoritarian, corrupt government–check.  Fragile environment–check.  What could possibly go wrong? Oh, yeah.
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