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April 2018

Friday 20th April 2018 Deepwater Horizon anniversary The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill began on 20 April 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico on the BP-operated Macondo Prospect. Following the explosion and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, a sea-floor oil gusher flowed for 87 days, until it was capped on July 15, 2010
Sunday 22nd April 2018 Earth Day https://www.earthday.org
Wednesday 25th April 2018 Flint River lead poisoning How Michigan's Flint River came to poison a city
Thursday 26th April 2018 Chernobyl anniversary 26 April 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the city of Pripyat, then located in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic of the Soviet Union (USSR). 800k people risked their lives of which 25k have died (2016). There was 100 x more radiation than Hiroshima and Nagasaki. 5k kids have developed thyroid cancer (2016)