British Petroleum (BP) Case – Lima

International Rights of Nature Tribunal
Lima, Peru ~ December 2014

BP fire Deepwater Horizon

Esparanza Martinez – Expert Witness

Esparanza Martinez presents evidence of damages to the Gulf of Mexico by the British Petroleum BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill of April 2010.

damages to ocean floor

Center for Biological Diversity Studies

Miyoko Skashita, environmental attorney who directs the Oceans Program at the Center for Biological Diversity, presents a grim synopsis of the lingering impacts of the British Petroleum Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and the “bathtub ring of oil” on the surface of the ocean.  Center for Biological Diversity has an outstanding law suit pending that is requesting release of documents that would indicate how much oil and how many toxins were released into the Gulf of Mexico.

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