20 Apr '12, 8am

A Legacy Of Lies: The BP Oil Spill Two Years Later | Care2 Causes

A Legacy Of Lies: The BP Oil Spill Two Years Later | Care2 Causes

April 20th is the two year anniversary of the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon , an offshore drilling platform operated by BP. Eleven rig workers lost their lives in the initial explosion, which triggered a nearly four month-long oil spill that has been killing life in the Gulf Coast ever since. One would think that two years later, we would be able to point out at least a few positive glimpses of hope for America’s Southern coastline. Instead, newly uncovered information proves that BP’s legacy of deceit and disregard for human life started long before they tapped the Macondo Well. Two years before the Deepwater Horizon blow-out in the Gulf of Mexico, another BP offshore rig suffered a nearly identical blow-out, but the company concealed the first one from the U.S. regulators and Congress, according to new evidence uncovered in an investigation by EcoWatch.org. The evid...

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