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The BP oil spill

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Published by Greenhaven Press in Detroit .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Oil pollution of the sea,
  • Oil wells,
  • Blowouts,
  • Environemntal conditions,
  • BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLauri S. Friedman, book editor
SeriesWriting the critical essay: an opposing viewpoints guide
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTD427.P4 B65 2012
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Pagination128p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24886310M
ISBN 109780737758337
LC Control Number2011026402

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