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Factsheet: They Said It Was Safe

For more, check out the PDF of this factsheet.

Representatives from both the oil industry and the U.S. government insisted offshore drilling was safe. They were wrong.

Quotes from the Oil Industry:

“This is the first time the industry has had to confront this issue in this water depth, and there is a lot of real-time learning going on.” Tony Hayward, BP Chief Executive Officer, May 10, 2010

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