February 2013

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Fishers still angry about 2010 BP oil spill

Oil giant BP says the clean-up following the 2010 spill in the Gulf of Mexico have been a success, but many fishers disagree. As the trial to resolve the remaining civil litigation opens, DW visits communities affected. 58 year-old fisherman Byron Encalade stands in one of his two boats. He hasn’t used either of them [...]

Mystery ‘oil sheen’ grows near site of BP Gulf disaster, says researcher

By John Roach, Contributing Writer, NBC News A persistent, mysterious “oil sheen” in the Gulf of Mexico near the site of BP’s Deepwater Horizon disaster grew to more than seven-miles long and one-mile wide during a recent stretch of calm seas, based on aerial observations made by a former NASA physicist turned environmental activist. “We [...]

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