Deepwater Horizon

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Event.png Deepwater Horizon (ecocide) Rdf-icon.png
Deepwater Horizon.jpg
Date22:00 April 20, 2010 - ?
LocationGulf of Mexico,  Louisiana,  United States
Interest ofBrian Gilvary
DescriptionAn ecologically disastrous oil spill
A 2010 'controlled burn' of oil off the Louisiana coast.

Lawsuit

In July 2015 BP reached an $18.7bn settlement with the US government, the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, as well as 400 local authorities.

BP’s cost for the clean-up, environmental and economic damages and penalties has exceeded $54bn.


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