BP Oil Spill Anniversary

Bellona: Ten Years After the Deepwater Horizon, New Spills Seem Imminent

Note: this article, featuring Government Accountability Project, was originally published here. Ten Years After the Deepwater Horizon, New Spills Seem Imminent Ten years after the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded, sending some 750 million liters of oil into the Gulf of Mexico over the course of nearly three months, it’s still difficult to say if the [...]

2020-04-27T08:51:52-04:00April 27th, 2020|BP Oil Spill Anniversary, In The News|

HuffPo: A Decade Later, Gulf Residents Suffer From BP’s Toxic Legacy

Note: this article, featuring our legal director Tom Devine, was originally published here.  A Decade Later, Gulf Residents Suffer From BP’s Toxic Legacy The people who cleaned up the 200 million-gallon Deepwater Horizon oil spill say they are still dealing with the health and economic fallout. Rick DuFour has worked the most dangerous oil cleanup [...]

2020-04-20T10:09:38-04:00April 20th, 2020|BP Oil Spill Anniversary, In The News|

Press Release: Government Accountability Project Publishes Report on the Continuing Health Consequences of BP Spill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 17, 2020 Government Accountability Project Publishes Report on the Continuing Health Consequences of BP Spill Year-Long Whistleblower Investigation Reveals Long-Lasting Medical Trauma WASHINGTON - Today, Government Accountability Project released the results of a year-long investigation into ongoing medical damage from Corexit, the chemical dispersant that was used to clean up the [...]