June 11, 2010

BP to blame in 8,000 oil spills

From the Sunlight Foundation

So here's the least you need to know:

British Petroleum and its subsidiaries have been the subject of roughly 8,000 reported incidents of spills, emissions and leaks of oil, chemicals and gases into the environment, according to a government database.

There's plenty more details in the article. If you click through to the original article, there's a robust interface with an interactive map, and a sweet-ass interactive data table.