Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

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Event Type Oil Spill
Location Gulf of Mexico
Event Date 22 April 2010
Description An oil platform located 10 km from the coast of Louisiana sank on Thursday, April 22, 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, spilling oil into the sea.
At Risk Coastline, Wildlife
Additional Material
View pictorial story of how the Deepwater Horizon caught fire and sank.


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