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Oil rig inspectors took company gifts, watchdog group finds

25 May, 2016
‘Federal inspectors overseeing oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico accepted meals and tickets to sporting events from companies they monitored.’
 
 
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Anger builds as Deepwater Horizon oil ooze coats fragile wetlands

20 May, 2016
‘Anger grew along the Gulf Coast as an ooze of oil washed into delicate coastal wetlands in Louisiana, with many wondering how to clean up the monthlong mess.’
 
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Evidence of oil spill’s ecological impact emerges as Obama sends in senior officials

20 May, 2016
‘At least 22.7 million litres of crude have spewed into the Gulf of Mexico since, though a growing number of scientists have said they believe it's more.’
 
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A month after explosion, oil from Deepwater Horizon spill washes ashore in populated areas

20 May, 2016
"Up until now, the currents had been keeping the oil away from us. But you know your luck has run out when you basically have oil in your front yard."
 
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Deepwater Horizon Day 29: Gulf oil again imperils sea turtle

19 May, 2016
‘The sea turtle, affectionately nicknamed Thelma by a National Park Service employee, has already beaten some terrible odds.’
 

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