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April 15, 2015

Ahead of BP Spill Anniversary, the Obama Administration Has Proposed New Gulf of Mexico Drilling Rules

“On April 20, 2010 a well blowout at a BP oil rig caused the deaths of 11 workers and nearly five million barrels of oil to flow into the Gulf of Mexico.

Five years later the federal government has proposed new regulations to prevent another catastrophic accident in the Gulf.

On Wednesday, six Gulf of Mexico residents were arrested during a protest inside BP's Houston headquarters. One of them was Anne Rolfs of the Louisiana Bucket Brigade, a New Orleans-based environmental group.”

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