Final Report from the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling : National Comm. on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

LibriVox recording of Final Report from the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling by National Comm. on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. On April 20 , 2010 , the Macondo well blew out , costing the lives of 11 men , and beginning a catastrophe that sank the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig and spilled over 4 million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico. The spill disrupted an entire region's economy , damaged fisheries and critical habitats , and brought vividly to light the risks of deepwater drilling fo