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In Controversy: Is Offshore Oil Drilling Worth the Risks?

Is Offshore Oil Drilling Worth the Risks? 

Price: $38.60
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ISBN: 978-1-60152-143-9
Format: Hardcover
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Author: Hal Marcovitz
Publication Date: 2011
Number of Pages: 96
Dewey Code: 363.738
Interest Grade Level: 7-12

In 2010, the accident aboard the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil drilling rig killed 11 workers and dumped more than 200 million gallons of crude into the Gulf of Mexico. Through objective discussion, numerous direct quotes, and full-color illustrations this title examines What Are the Origins of the Offshore Oil Controversy? Is America's Energy Security Dependent on Offshore Oil? Can the Environment Recover From Offshore Drilling Accidents? Do the Economic Benefits of Offshore Drilling Outweigh Its Dangers? Can Offshore Drilling Be Made Safer?