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Assigning a Cost to BP's Gulf Oil Spill: Four Years On, Debate Continues

Dahr Jamail @ Truthout - In April 2010, the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform exploded, causing the single largest marine oil disaster in US history.

While the oil gushed from nearly a mile below the surface, BP promptly began to lowball the daily flow rate.  Read more.

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