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Saturday, July 13, 2013

Look what the gas and oil industry did to the Gulf of Mexico — again


Look what the gas and oil industry did to the Gulf of Mexico — again

Sheens of oil atop the Gulf of Mexico have become a depressingly familiar sight — the result of reckless drilling by the oil and gas industry. Here is a photograph shot Wednesday of the latest such debacle. An old natural gas well off Louisiana’s coastline was being sealed shut Monday when it began leaking, 144 feet beneath the water’s surface. This photo is one of a series taken during a flight over the site by On Wings of Care, an environmental nonprofit.
http://grist.org/business-technology/look-what-the-gas-and-oil-industry-did-to-the-gulf-of-mexico-again/

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