Dan Froomkin: Gulf Oil Spill: Rick Steiner Got BP Disaster Right From The Beginning, Warns Crisis Is Far From OverQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|it wasn't until early August, two weeks after the well was capped, that the public was officially clued in that BP's blowout had--by the end of June--become the largest accidental offshore oil spill in history; totaling almost 16 times the Exxon Valdez. Steiner said once the oil is in the water, the damage is done. "You just can't fix most of the damage caused in marine oil spills. You just can't do it."|
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