Oil spilled on April 21, 2010, into the Gulf of Mexico while a large plume of smoke rose from fires on BP’s Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig. An explosion one day earlier at the offshore platform killed 11 men, and the subsequent leak released an estimated 172 million gallons of petroleum into the gulf.
Oil spilled on April 21, 2010, into the Gulf of Mexico while a large plume of smoke rose from fires on BP’s Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig. An explosion one day earlier at the offshore platform killed 11 men, and the subsequent leak released an estimated 172 million gallons of petroleum into the gulf. File photo by Gerald Herbert The Associated Press
Oil spilled on April 21, 2010, into the Gulf of Mexico while a large plume of smoke rose from fires on BP’s Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig. An explosion one day earlier at the offshore platform killed 11 men, and the subsequent leak released an estimated 172 million gallons of petroleum into the gulf. File photo by Gerald Herbert The Associated Press

BP’s ‘gross negligence’ caused Gulf of Mexico oil spill, federal judge rules

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