Another oil rig exploded and caught fire Thursday off the Louisiana coast, spreading a mile-long oil sheen in the Gulf of Mexico west of the site of BP’s massive spill. All 13 crew members were rescued.



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3 Responses to “New oil spill forms in Gulf of Mexico”

  1. Jack

    If JQP had any comprehension of the complexity of the equipment on an offshore platform he wouldn’t be so quick to get wild-eyed about submarines, etc.
    It is unfortunate that with all of the safety systems which exist that there will still be an occasional incident. Everything considered, it is remarkable that there as few accidents as there are.

  2. John Q. Public

    This is clearly an act of war by some country, and probably these “accidents” were caused by a submarine. I do not believe that two so-called “accidents” just happen by chance. The Congress should investigate. Please help by posting your approval of this opinion.