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Gulf Oil Spill Investigation Now Includes Tens Of Thousands Of Abandoned Wells

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posted on Jul, 15 2010 @ 11:33 PM
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Gulf Oil Spill Investigation Now Includes Tens Of Thousands Of Abandoned Wells


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A lead congressional committee investigating the Gulf of Mexico oil spill has broadened its inquiry, now checking if tens of thousands of abandoned oil and gas wells are leaking or even being monitored for leaks.

Committee members wrote in a letter Thursday to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar that they were responding to an Associated Press investigation released last week on the 27,000 abandoned wells in the Gulf. The AP reported that the wells are not routinely inspected when plugged...
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posted on Jul, 15 2010 @ 11:33 PM
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27,000 is a lot of wells. What sickens me most is the fact that many of them have been sitting there rotting without any inspection for nearly 60 years. But I will believe they are being checked when I see it for myself. I also wonder how many ARE leaking and no one knows about it but the oil companies. It would suck to learn that they have been using an underwater dispersant on these things without telling anyone outside of big oil.

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