Earth Day: What BP and TEPCO Don’t Want You to Know

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Earth Day: What BP and TEPCO Don’t Want You to Know

JACQUELINE MARCUS FOR BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT

aaaDeepWater(Photo: Louisiana GOHSEP)The Tragic Consequences: BP Five Years Later…

On my way home from the market, I happened to tune in to an interview on a program that airs on our NPR station called Making Contact. The topic of discussion was titledBP Five Years Later: Deepwater Horizon and the Cost of Oil…

Journalists, scientists and residents were interviewed about how BP’s Deep Horizon, (“Deep” is a reference to offshore deepwater drilling) that exploded into raging flames on April 20th 2010, the largest and most devastating oil catastrophe in history, created a crisis of Biblical proportions. Beneath the Gulf’s seafloor is one of the most dangerous places to drill. BP has done more to establish that fact than any other oil company.

The blowout literally transformed an ocean that was teeming…

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