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What killed Coos Bay? The port's press release blames it on a group led by the Sierra Club, whose arguments were both environmental and financial: Asian demand for coal is falling as pollution and the effects of global warming grow.
BP has said it is going to pay all the costs for the clean-up and "all legitimate claims." This obligation also falls to the non-ops, that is, unless BP is guilty of gross negligence or willful misconduct.