BP Oil Spill Happened 5 Years Ago Today. Still Paying the Price

Climate Desk: The Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico five years ago today, killing 11 men and sending nearly 5 million barrels of oil into the sea. After the well was finally plugged, the national media went home, but the story is still very much unfolding everywhere from federal courtrooms to Louisiana backyards. Let`s have a look back at the nation`s worst-ever oil spill, by the numbers: ...

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