It has been approximately two years since the Deepwater Horizon oil spillbecame one of America’s worst spills in US history and it seems it won’t goaway. Recently, Hurricane Isaac uncovered oil that was previously covered up byBritish Petroleum, the company held responsible for the environmentalcatastrophe. Tar balls washed up on the shores of Louisiana and Alabama and nowthe Department of Justice has publicly battered BP over their cleaning efforts.Greg Palast, investigative journalist, brings us more on the motive behind theDOJ’s late criticism.
- Deepwater Horizon case blow for BP (independent.co.uk)
- Photos: Oil Washing Up On The Gulf Coast After Hurricane Isaac (thinkprogress.org)
- BP May Face $21 Billion in Fines Over 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill (dailyfinance.com)
- BP Falls as U.S. Reiterates Gross Negligence Charge in Spill – Bloomberg (bloomberg.com)