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What's Changed About Deepwater Drilling Since Macondo? Not a Lot.

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 06.20.2012 | Green
Robert L. Cavnar

Tonight at 9:50 p.m. central time marks the anniversary of the exact time that BP's deepwater well named Macondo blew out, killing 11 workers, destroying Transocean's Deepwater Horizon, and putting five million barrels of oil into the water 5,000 feet below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico.