The Aftermath Of The BP Oil Spill

After the infamous Gulf of Mexico oil spill one year ago today, BP are still paying for it. Not as widely publicized are the 11 oil rig deaths – instead the public has focused on the environmental impact.

environmentalimpactofoiThrough the end of July, the oil giant paid more than $13 billion to compensate people, businesses and communities affected. The company is disputing some of those claims in court battles that could drag on for years. They allegedly have even more claimants appearing they have yet to address or compensate.


This continues the theme of how BP has dealt with the crisis, where during the spill unlikely items such as golf balls, rubber balls and other garbage items in an effort to stop the flow.

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Source: NPR

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