BP Admits Gusher Exceeds Estimates

July 2010
Pollution Engineering;Jul2010, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p9
Trade Publication
The article reports on the admission of BP PLC that the volume of severed well casing has exceeded estimates by magnitudes in the U.S. It states that the disaster response plans of the company contains several errors including the incorrect contact names and phone numbers, broken Internet links to spill containment control companies and potential listing of potential spill pathways. However, the new Environmental Protection Act (EPA) regulations have been rejected by the Senate.


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