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Oilmen eye public lands far afield. "People are Dropping Dead" from BP Dispersants: Toxicologist (Treehugger) // Current. To Our Faithful Users: Current's run has ended after eight exciting years on air and online.

"People are Dropping Dead" from BP Dispersants: Toxicologist (Treehugger) // Current

The Current TV staff has appreciated your interest, support, participation and unflagging loyalty over the years. Florida Oil Spill Law. FRONTLINE: The Spill. Over the past decade, BP vaulted from an energy "also-ran" to one of the biggest companies in the world, gobbling up competitors in a series of mergers that delivered handsome profits for shareholders.


But an investigation by FRONTLINE and the nonprofit newsroom {*style:<a href=' shows that BP's leadership failed to create a culture of safety in the massive new company. As BP took increasingly big risks to find oil and extract it, the company left behind a trail of mounting problems: deadly accidents, disastrous spills, countless safety violations. Each time, BP acknowledged the wider flaws in its culture and promised to do better.

The FRONTLINE/ProPublica investigation shows that the rhetoric was empty. From the refineries to the oil fields to the Gulf of Mexico, BP workers understood that profits came first. Visualizing the BP Oil Spill. Crude Awakening - USA. BP dispersants 'causing sickness' - Features. Two-year-old Gavin Tillman of Pass Christian, Mississippi, has been diagnosed with severe upper respiratory, sinus, and viral infections.

BP dispersants 'causing sickness' - Features

His temperature has reached more than 39 degrees since September 15, yet his sicknesses continue to worsen. His parents, some doctors, and environmental consultants believe the child's ailments are linked to exposure to chemicals spilt by BP during its Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.