‘We’ve been abandoned’: a decade later, Deepwater Horizon still haunts Mexico

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Amid public and political outrage in the US, BP took full responsibility for the worst oil spill of the 20th century. The company has paid out $69bn, including more than $10bn to affected fishermen and businesses.

But BP denied the oil reached Mexico, claiming the ocean current propelled the huge spill in the opposite direction. However, fishermen and Mexican scientists knew this wasn’t true…

Read Full Article, Guardian UK (04-19-2020)

Scientists have found oil from the Deepwater Horizon blowout in fishes’ livers and on the deep ocean floor; The Conversation (04-13-2020)

The toxic reach of Deepwater Horizon’s oil spill was much larger — and deadlier — than previous estimates; The Washington Post (02-12-2020)
The spread of oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico was far worse than previously believed, new research has found…

Coalition Unveils Recommendations for Continued Recovery 10 Years After Gulf Oil Spill; EDF (03-11-2020)

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