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BP Clean-Up Made Oil Spill 52 Times Worse

A study has found that the clean-up mission appears to have made the BP oil spill disaster even worse.
By Makini Brice | Nov 30, 2012 01:24 PM EST
When oil began gushing into the Gulf of Mexico, it was universally seen as an environmental disaster. Oil company British Petroleum, or BP, has been asked to pay a record $4.5 billion fine for their role in the three-month long spill, which some sources say may still be leaking. However, it seems that was just the tip of the iceberg. A study conducted by researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology in the United States and the Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes (UAA) in Mexico has found that the clean-up mission appears to have made the disaster even worse - 52 times worse, to be exact.
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