WWL New Orleans, 1:20p ET:
Melanie Hebert: I spoke to the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) just a short time ago […]
They say there is still a possibility that oil could be leaking from the platform even though it is shut in. […]
But Eric, just because the platform wasn’t active doesn’t mean there wasn’t any pollution in the water.
BSEE says other sources of oil could be leaking from that platform. Of course they wont know more on that until they investigate further.
Published: November 16th, 2012 at 1:51 pm ET
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