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REMEMBER THE DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPILL DISASTER? THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION WANTS YOU TO FORGET
In April 2010, the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling rig suffered an uncontrollable well blowout and a series of explosions that killed 11 people. Two days later the rig sank 5,000 feet to the ocean floor and the well continued to gush oil for more than three months, causing the largest oil spill in US history and a regional economic disaster. The federal judge who assigned guilt described the operators as reckless and negligent. JOEL CLEMENT READ MORE