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BP Blowout Inside the Gulf Oil Disaster

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ISBN-10: 0815729081

ISBN-13: 9780815729082

Edition: 2016

Authors: Daniel Jacobs

List price: $33.00
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The inside story of the worst environmental disaster in American historyBlowout is the first comprehensive account of the legal, economic, and environmental consequences of the April 2010 blowout at a BP well in the Gulf of Mexico. The accident destroyed the Deepwater Horizon oil rig and killed 11 people. The resulting offshore oil discharge - the largest ever in the United States -- polluted much of the Gulf for months, wreaking havoc on its inhabitants.A former Justice Department lawyer responsible for enforcing environmental laws, Daniel Jacobs tells the story that neither BP nor the federal government wants heard: how the company and the government fell short, both in terms of…    
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Book details

List price: $33.00
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
Publication date: 10/18/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 210
Size: 6.34" wide x 9.14" long x 0.77" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English