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Gulf of Mexico oil spill a threat to Florida

Publié par Clifford Armion le 28/04/2010

Kevin Spear, Orlando Sentinel

"Florida scientists are warning that much of the state's coastline even to the Keys and beaches in southeast Florida is vulnerable to damage if workers can't quickly contain crude oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico from a stricken well off the Louisiana shore. "The Coast Guard announced late Tuesday that it was likely to set at least a portion of the growing slick on fire as soon as today rather than let it wash ashore in Louisiana just 21 miles away. "A BP PLC executive also said his London-based company is building an enormous but unproven containment vessel that within two to four weeks could be dropped over the well to capture the escaping oil." Read on...
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"Gulf of Mexico oil spill a threat to Florida", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), avril 2010. Consulté le 28/02/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/gulf-of-mexico-oil-spill-a-threat-to-florida