TITLE

The 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Well Blowout: A Little Hindsight

AUTHOR(S)
Safina, Carl
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
PLoS Biology;Apr2011, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author discusses the implications of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico BP PLC oil blowout. He comments on the judgment and unpreparedness of the BP PLC in handling the disaster. He discusses the effect of the spilled oil on nature and people including the death of benthic fauna and deep sea corals. He also notes the decision of U.S. President Barack Obama's administration to reverse its offshore drilling plan expansion because of the oil spill incident.
ACCESSION #
60797728

 

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