Nearly 300 oil spills and 750 "oil field incidents" have occurred in North Dakota since January 2012 and none were reported to the public, according to a report released Friday by the Associated Press.
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BP will argue its case against plaintiffs -- including the federal government, multiple Gulf states and private claims seekers -- who argue that BP “repeatedly lied to key decision makers about the flow rate of the well.”
At the time of the spill, cleanup crews reported feeling dizzy and fatigued, suffering headaches and nausea. Workers have also reported increases in asthma and coughing up blood. Long term, those could be the least of their worries.