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Flaws in rigs persist years after oil spill

Posted: June 6, 2014 at 5:38 a.m.

Flaws in safety equipment and procedures used on Gulf of Mexico drilling rigs persist four years after 11 workers died in an explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon rig that led to the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history.

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