Judge hears conflicting oil spill estimates
Multibillion-dollar question: Government experts estimate 4.2 million barrels; BP 2.45 million; agree 810,000 barrels captured
For weeks after BP’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, people across the globe were captivated by a live video feed from underwater cameras that showed the company’s blown-out well belching plumes of black crude into the water.
On Oct. 7, more than three years later, clips from the spil....
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