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Poisoned legacy : the human cost of BP's rise to power

Author: Mike Magner
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An exposé on British oil giant BP not only looks at the massive Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill but also the company's ongoing history of environmental and safety violations.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Magner
ISBN: 9780312554941 031255494X
OCLC Number: 668191699
Description: xii, 417 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The book of common prayer --
The rise of British Petroleum --
The three pigs --
Smart pigs --
The Lord's demise --
Liars vs. politicians --
Faded green --
'Nightmare well' --
The beast --
Lost lives and livelihoods --
Tiny seahorses --
Dollars and deaths.
Responsibility: Mike Magner.

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Tells the story of the rise and fall of British Petroleum, a company that continues to put profit ahead of human life and preservation of the natural world.  Read more...

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."..a lucid, hard-hitting indictment of BP's ingrained greed and irresponsibility..." - Publishers Weekly

 
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