Deepwater Horizon Offshore Drilling Platform on Fire

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    Anchor-handling tugboats battle the blazing remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon. A Coast Guard MH-65C dolphin rescue helicopter and crew document the fire aboard the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon, while searching for survivors. Multiple Coast Guard helicopters, planes and cutters responded to rescue the Deepwater Horizon's 126 person crew. Description from wikipedia. Image source US Coast Guard - 100421-G-XXXXL.

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    Gainest21, Oregon Environmental Council, and 6 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. boyjournalist 35 months ago | reply

      Hi there, we've used this photo on www.thesaglobalist.org/2011/04/the-bp-deep-horizon-disaster/ with attribution - is that okay?

    2. ScienceNetworkWA 21 months ago | reply

      This image has been used under the creative commons licence on ScienceNetwork WA.

      www.sciencewa.net.au/topics/technology-a-innovation/item/...

      Thank you for making it creative commons!

    3. PersonalMoneyNetwork 12 months ago | reply

      Hi and thank you for this photo! I used it here personalmoneynetwork.com/moneyblog/2013/04/15/bp-settlement/ let me know if the attribution needs to be changed. Thanks again and great photo.

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