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Cross-Post:Two Years Later, BP’s Oil Still Wreaks Havoc Along the Gulf Coast


Imagine 2050 Staff • Apr 22, 2012

Originally posted on April 20, 2012 by Colorlines.

Two years ago today, a Deepwater Horizon oil rig run by BP exploded in the Gulf of Mexico and released 200 million gallons of oil into the surrounding waters. The oil spill was detrimental to the surrounding ecosystem, economy and communities. The Institute for Southern Studies recently released Troubled Waters, a report on the aftermath of the oil spill and its consequences in the Gulf Coast.

 

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