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PostSubject: Gulf awash in 27,000 abandoned wells   Wed Jul 07, 2010 12:34 am

No one is checking to see if they are leaking, investigation finds
by JEFF DONN, MITCH WEISS

More than 27,000 abandoned oil and gas wells lurk in the hard rock beneath the Gulf of Mexico, an environmental minefield that has been ignored for decades. No one — not industry, not government — is checking to see if they are leaking, an Associated Press investigation shows.

The oldest of these wells were abandoned in the late 1940s, raising the prospect that many deteriorating sealing jobs are already failing.



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