[Salon] The Truth Behind the Spin: What BP doesn’t want you to know about the Gulf Oil Spill

Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon, off Louisiana

 

Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon, off Louisiana, April 21, 2010. (Credit: Reuters)

By Lindsay Abrams; Original Post at Salon

 The energy company insists the Gulf has recovered. The people who live there say it still has a long way to go.

The best time to find tarballs on Louisiana’s shorelines is directly after a thunderstorm, when the waves churn up the oil carpeting the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico and deposit its weathered remnants onto the beach.

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