Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

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On April 20th, 2010 the then-largest marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry started spewing crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico. For five months, oil leaked into the Gulf, causing extensive and long-term damage to marine and wildlife habitats. Media access to shorelines and even waterways was heavily restricted by British Petroleum and the government.

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