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BP Blocks Rescue Efforts to Save Turtles

BP may be cleaning up their oil spill, but they might be doing more harm than good in their efforts. A Louisiana shrimp boat captain hired by BP was captured on video saying that BP was burning up turtles and other marine life as part of the other oil slicked ocean debris. The Los Angeles Times reported on what is now being called the “Death by Fire” incident June 17, click here to read the story.

2 Responses to “BP Blocks Rescue Efforts to Save Turtles”

  1. Reyes Casola said on July 21st, 2010 at 7:27 pm:

    BP states that the mess has stopped coming out. Can we believe them after they lied about that photo?

  2. Gulf Oil Spill: Clean Up With Crafting! | A Pretty Rock Jewelry said on July 23rd, 2010 at 11:27 am:

    […] Needless to say, turtles are still very close to our heart. We’ve continued to maintain our turtle website off and on throughout the years. And of course, when events like the gulf oil spill occur, my heart breaks to see all these mammals, birds and sea turtles coated in oil and dying in the clean up fires. […]