Deepwater Horizon +4: Really have we learned this little?

By Carl Pope Four years ago last week a horribly stressed sheet of steel – the blow-out preventer on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig – behaved like a horribly stressed metal plate, and standing aside like a coward while 5 million barrels of oil boiled up from the overheated sub-ocean floor into the Gulf of Mexico. Just a few weeks ago the Obama Administration gave BP, the company which oversaw this gusher, a Good-Housekeeping Seal of Approval, and allowed the company to resume bidding for new leases in the Gulf. BP promptly overbid …read more

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