Ted Danson: The BP oil spill should have been a wake-up call

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Ten years ago, the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, spilling more than 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico for 87 days. Eleven people were killed and the incident — which was one of the worst environmental catastrophes in American history — dealt a devastating blow to the Gulf Coast economy. Later, investigations found the disaster could have been prevented, but the government allowed the oil industry’s pursuit of profits to compromise safety, preparedness and oversight.

Source: cnn news