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Hurricane Prep Failures in Every Sector of the Oil Industry | Louisiana Bucket Brigade

Hurricane Isaac was in the region for approximately three days, beginning on August 28th. During that time, over 100 reports about oil industry accidents were filed with the National Response Center (NRC), the federal single point of contact for oil spills. Some reports were filed by industry, others by eye witnesses. The following information is based on a review of all of the NRC reports filed.

Adjusting for reports that reported the same accident and irrelevant reports, there were 93 total accidents in the oil industry...

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