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Crude oil removal in Lake Michigan halted due to inclement weather

Posted on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 at 3:16 pm by Williams Hart   |  Updated: Friday, April 19th, 2019 at 11:09 am    

The presence of turbulent winds and waves has delayed the search for crude oil that may possibly be submerged offshore in Lake Michigan after oil giant BP Plc’s northwestern Indiana refinery caused an oil spill due to a malfunction on Monday, March 24.

The United States Coast Guard said inclement weather on Friday, March 28 made it impractical for their agents, BP staffers, and the Environmental Protection assessment team to send out boats to get samples along the path of the Whiting refinery’s oil spill.

The work was set to resume Sunday, March 30.

Unfortunately, many people are still suffering losses as a result of the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. If you need legal representation in order to get the compensation you believe you deserve, our experienced and knowledgeable attorneys at Williams Hart can represent help. Call us at (713) 352-7071 to discuss your situation and find out how we may be able to help.

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