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Five Years After Deepwater Horizon, Big Oil Still Exploiting Gulf Coast


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Five Years After Deepwater Horizon, Big Oil Still Exploiting Gulf Coast

Nadia Prupis, staff writer

Five years after the BP-operated Deepwater Horizon disaster killed 11 workers, devastated coastal communities, and spewed hundreds of million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico, recovery in the region is very much ongoing—even as the fossil fuel industry continues its push to expand its dangerous operations.