Burning rig leaks oil into Gulf of Mexico; 11 workers still missing

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posted on Apr, 22 2010 @ 11:48 AM
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Burning rig leaks oil into Gulf of Mexico; 11 workers still missing


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Crude oil was leaking from the rig at the rate of about 8,000 barrels per day, Coast Guard Petty Officer Ashley Butler said. The Coast Guard also is preparing for possible leaks of up to 700,000 gallons of diesel fuel but can do little to protect the environment until the fire is out, Butler said.
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posted on Apr, 22 2010 @ 11:48 AM
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I'm not sure how aware ATS is about the oil rig fire in the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday, but now it is being reported that the rig is leaking 8000 barrells of oil per day into the gulf. This is such a sad stary 11 people are still missing and now the environmental hazards this is going to cause for us down here in Louisiana, not to mention the huge loss of oil! Here is an ATS thread about the oil spill
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posted on Apr, 22 2010 @ 01:40 PM
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Well now it has sunk into the gulf, this is so sad
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