BP Blowout : the Inside Story of the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.
By: Jacobs, Daniel.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, 2016Description: 1 online resource (210 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780815729099; 081572909X.Subject(s): Marine pollution -- Mexico, Gulf of -- MeasurementAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Blowout : The Inside Story of the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.DDC classification: 363.7382 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Front Cover; Front Flap; Title Page; Copyright Information; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Mayday in the Gulf; The Blowout; The Environmental and Human Toll; Behind the Scenes in Washington; The Claims and the Controversies; The Legal Battles with the Feds; The Environmental Trial of the Century; The Cost; The Spin Games; Myth V. Reality; The Mother of All Restorations; Have We Learned or Only Failed?; Notes; Index; Back Flap; Back Cover.
The inside story of the worst environmental disaster in American history. Blowout is the first comprehensive account of the legal, economic, and environmental consequences of the April 2010 blowout at a BP well in the Gulf of Mexico. The accident destroyed the Deepwater Horizon oil rig and killed eleven people. The resulting offshore oil discharge, the largest ever in the United States, polluted much of the Gulf for months, wreaking havoc on its inhabitants. A former Justice Department lawyer responsible for enforcing environmental laws, Daniel Jacobs tells the story that neither BP nor the fe.