5 years since the start of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster

Deepwater Horizon disasterWhen the Deepwater Horizon mobile offshore drilling unit — owned by Transocean and drilling for BP — was rocked by a methane gas explosion on the night of April 20, 2010, it had already been dogged by a series of gas “kicks,” a degradation of the wellhead, leaks from the blowout preventer and any number of questions from engineers and crew about shortcuts taken expediting the already weeks-behind-schedule drilling project. Sadly, none of that was seen as particularly out of the ordinary for a deep-water drilling project in the Gulf.   Of course, what happened next was.…MORE

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We have a HUGE responsibility to protect our children and their futures. Our Gulf of Mexico has nearly been destroyed by the Deep-water Horizon catastrophe and many families here will never recover. Paradise lost, so it goes. I’m doing my best to apolitically educate anyone that cares about the impact on our environment by technology and “for-profit” progress. We forget, too frequently that we SHARE this planet with millions of other life-forms and as the most “powerful” species, we must be more cognizant of our greed versus the well-being of our planet. Thanks again for visiting and please check back often. -Gregg indianrocksbridge@yahoo.com
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One Response to 5 years since the start of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster

  1. sarasinart says:

    It was so horrible and the effects still being seen………..

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