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Indiana Oil Spill: Estimate Doubled, Survey Delayed

On Monday afternoon, oil giant BP reported an oil spill had occurred in Lake Michigan due to a leak at its Whiting refinery in northwest Indiana. The Indiana oil spill was reported to have been successfully contained by Monday evening. Yesterday, the company more than doubled its estimates regarding how much crude oil has poured into the lake. It is …

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Lake Michigan Spill: BP Responsible For Another Oil Catastrophe

Wildlife and human life are still reeling from the damage the BP Deepwater Horizon accident created in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, and BP is again responsible for an oil spill in Lake Michigan. Less than a year ago, BP started up a new unit in northwestern Indiana to process Canadian tar sands at its Whiting refinery. Today that …

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