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Where Does The BP Gulf Oil Spill Rank Among The World’s Worst?
Posted on 8 Jun 2010 by Gregg Lawson

The black crude keeps flowing into the Gulf of Mexico from an uncapped oil rig, the worst oil leak in U.S. history. On May 28, the chairman of BP upgraded the severity of the oil spill from the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling rig... Read More

4.9M Barrels Spewed From Gulf Well
Posted on 4 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

VENICE, La. - (UPI) BP's damaged Gulf of Mexico well gushed about 5 million barrels of oil after an April 20 explosion that killed 11 oil rig workers, scientists said Monday. The Macondo well sent 4.9 million barrels of oil -- 205.8 million gallons... Read More

Scientists Say More Gulf Oil Flowing Than Thought
Posted on 27 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ROBERT, La. - (AP) Scientists studying the blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico now say it's leaking at least twice as much oil and possibly five times as much as original estimates. U.S. Geological Survey Director Dr. Marcia McNutt is the leader... Read More

EPA: Abandoned California Mercury Mine A Toxic Hazard
Posted on 14 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) An abandoned mercury mine that for decades has sent polluted, orange waste into a creek that eventually feeds into San Francisco Bay is a threat to human health and should be added to a list of the nation's worst polluted places... Read More