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Blowout in the Gulf : the BP oil spill disaster and the future of energy in America

Author: William R Freudenburg; Robert Gramling
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2011.
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The story of how a chain of failures, missteps, and bad decisions led to America's biggest environmental disaster.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Freudenburg, William R.
Blowout in the Gulf.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010937510
(OCoLC)664588399
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William R Freudenburg; Robert Gramling
ISBN: 9780262294126 0262294125 1282899325 9781282899322 9780262517294 0262517299
OCLC Number: 681740164
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 254 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Prologue: The deep-water horror zone --
A question for our time --
The Macondo mess --
Stored sunlight and its risks --
Colonel of an industry? --
Barons and barrels --
Off the edge in all directions --
"Energy independence" --
To know us is to love us --
Cleaning up? --
Today and tomorrow.
Responsibility: William R. Freudenburg and Robert Gramling.

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For a comprehensive and systematic walk-through of how the BP spill played out before, during, and after the Macondo blowout, this book's a good pick. Exploring the technical side of things without Read more...

 
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