Oil rig explodes in Gulf of Mexico

More…unbelievable!!!!!!! I got this from NRDC.
Matt

GRAND ISLE, LA (WAFB) – WWL-TV in New Orleans has confirmed the Coast Guard is responding to a rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.

Dozens are reported injured.

According to the Coast Guard, it happened 80 miles south of Grand Isle.

Rescue choppers from New Orleans and Houston are responding.

The injured will be taken to hospitals in various coastal areas from Houston to the Louisiana/Mississippi border area.

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One Response to “Oil rig explodes in Gulf of Mexico”

  1. nellypc Says:

    Yeah, and it’s not the last one. There’s no safe offshore drilling whatsoever. By the way, pelicans need our help because of oil spill. Moreover, they are dying at the west coast too.
    There is only one way to save pelicans – to put them back on the endangered species list. Rescue centers need financial support from the state and Federal authorities. Our pelicans depend on it. There’s a petition on Change.org titled “Save U.S. pelicans”, and I’d love your support. You can sign the petition in less than 30 seconds by clicking the link below:
    http://animals.change.org/petitions/view/please_help_us_to_save_our_pelicans
    Thanks so much for the help!
    nellypc

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