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 Almost a Year After Oil Disaster Began, Journalists Are Still Being Barred From Beaches by BP's Hired Guns
Almost a Year After Oil Disaster Began, Journalists Are Still Being Barred From Beaches by BP's Hired Guns
"You have to get permission from central command to come on here, and then you'll probably have to be escorted by an official," the security guard tells me.
"How hard is it to get permission?"
"Usually pretty hard." She says a local reporter couldn't get through recently. picked by B-MoreRavensFan 8 months ago
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 The lost legacy of the last great oil spill
The lost legacy of the last great oil spill
Some ecosystems bounced back after the 1979 Ixtoc I oil spill, but research quickly withered.

Because funding for studies of the spill's impact dried up soon after the spill did, experts view Ixtoc I as a missed opportunity. "The research was stopped," says Wes Tunnell, [...]. "That was the real crime of that spill." picked by plurk 1 year ago
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