Tuesday, May 17, 2011

UNITED STATES - BP will pay $ 1 billion to clean the shores

BP is reached, on April 21 at an "unprecedented agreement" between five U.S. states bordering the Gulf of Mexico and two federal agencies that provides $ 1 billion to repair damage caused by the oil spill of the platform Deepwater Horizon platform, the newspaper reported. On April 20, 2010, this platform operated by BP had exploded and sank two days later, making eleven victims.

The oil spill has polluted more than 1,700 km of wetlands and beaches.

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