TITLE

Solve The Problem First

AUTHOR(S)
Carpenter, Robert
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Underground Construction;Jul2010, Vol. 65 Issue 7, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the environmental and economic impacts of the oil spill caused by an explosion of offshore oil drill rig owned by British Petroleum Co. PLC (BP) in the Gulf of Mexico. The author argues that the U.S. government and BP should focus on controlling the leak and cleaning up the oil spill before pursuing some investigative actions. He also offers insights on some factors causing the explosion and the actions taken by the government in dealing the problem.
ACCESSION #
52630789

 

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