Deepwater Horizon Blowout PPT (Carlarne)

Deepwater Horizon Blowout PPT (Carlarne) - BP Transocean...

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BP Transocean Halliburton MMS EPA USCGS NOAA National Response Team (15 Federal Agencies)
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A chaotic mess? Macondo: same name as the fictitious cursed town in “One Hundred Years of Solitude” (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
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On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico 41 miles southeast of the Louisiana coast. The explosion killed 11 people, and released a torrent of oil and gas into the Gulf that spewed unrelentingly for almost three months, until the well was successfully capped in a coordinated effort on July 15, 2010.
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1/3 seafood harvested in continental US 30% oil production 13% natural gas production Local jobs Local Economy … and natural environment people of the Gulf Coast believe the impacts of years of economic and environmental damage resulting from coastal erosion and environmental neglect should be addressed by those who have benefitted from the Gulfs resources "Recovery and sustainability for the Gulf depends on three critical resources: our people; our environment; and our commerce. We need a recovery plan that brings these aspects back into balance."
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Who will pay to Fix Louisiana? http://www.thenation.com/article/36610/who-will-pay-fix- louisiana “No state in the union has been more firmly wedded to the oil and gas industry than Louisiana. No more zealous preachers of the clean oil gospel can be found than the state's politicians, who were elected by oil money (at the high end of industry campaign funding) and have defended the industry from regulation (including wetland protections), reduced its royalties with tax breaks and "royalty holidays" (thereby depriving the US Treasury of some $53 billion in revenues from existing offshore leases) and beaten the drums for opening the Atlantic Coast and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil development. .. because Louisiana's experience showed oil and the environment to be so
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