Uncapped Wells Have Been Leaking Oil Into the Gulf of Mexico for 14 Years

https://e360.yale.edu/digest/uncapped-wells-have-been-leaking-oil-into-the-gulf-of-mexico-for-14-years

A collection of uncapped oil wells located 12 miles off the coast of Louisiana has been leaking as many as 700 barrels of oil every day since 2004 and could soon spill more oil into the Gulf of Mexico than BP’s Deepwater Horizon disaster, which leaked 4.9 million barrels in 2010, The Washington Post reports.

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Original Title: Uncapped Wells Have Been Leaking Oil Into the Gulf of Mexico for 14 Years
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