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BP – Congratulations!

Posted by on Jul 20, 2010 in Ecology | 14 comments

BP – Congratulations!

On April 20, 2010 the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, killing 11 workers. It took BP  a long time in which it has not succeeded to stop the oil gush from 1.5 kilometers below sea level. As the avid reader will note, in the link above, the spill of the oil is mentioned on a daily basis. Finally on July 15. 2010 BP succeeded  to stop the leak. Those were 81 days in which the oil gushed out unchecked and nature took a hard beating. Not to speak about the economical impact on the people...

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