Michelle Obama Speeches & Audio

Obama on the BP Oil Spill

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Obama on the BP Oil Spill

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On April 20, 2010, an explosion ripped through BP’s Deepwater Horizon drilling rig off the coast of Louisiana, causing the worst oil spill in U.S. history. On June 15, President Barack Obama informs the nation about the current state of the disaster as experts struggle to stop the spewing oil. It would be another month before the leak was finally capped.