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9 de Julio de 2010

Informe: 27,000 pozos abandonados amenazan la costa del Golfo de México

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Se alzan voces de alarma sobre los peligros que plantean los miles de pozos de gas y petróleo abandonados por toda la costa del Golfo de México. Una investigación de Associated Press descubrió más de 27,000 sitios abandonados que podrían presentar fugas, de los cuales aproximadamente el 13 por ciento se cree que son especialmente preocupantes. La normativa que exige a las empresas cerrar los pozos ha sido ignorada de forma habitual sin intervención por parte del gobierno. Hablamos con Jeff Donn, el reportero de Associated Press que destapó la historia.