The True Cost Of US Energy

Rachel Maddow reports on the fate of the oil tanker Exxon Valdez and recent oil spills in the United States. Maddow argues that the fundamental question of oil and gas’ cost — as some get astonishingly rich in the energy business — is a matter of huge contention.

Recent US Oil Spills:

July 0 1, 2011 – Yellowstone River Spill
July 27, 2010 – Barataria Bay
July 26, 2010 – Enbridge or Talmadge Creek Oil Spill
June 11, 2010 – Red Butte Creek Oil Spill
May 25, 2010 – Trans-Alaska Pipeline Oil Spill
April 20, 2010 – Deepwater Horizon
January 23, 2010 – Port Arthur Oil Spill

 

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