This piece shows news clips from a 1979 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The same things that didn't work 30 years ago are the same things that are not working today. The oil companies have gotten better at drilling and at making money, but apparently they have not done anything to improve their mitigating skills. So much for learning from our mistakes (and that includes our lawmakers).
And here's a photo collection of man-made disasters, published on the Baltimore Sun site. WTF is wrong with us?
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