The Week in Pictures: It's Déjà Vu. Offshore Oil Platform Explodes in Gulf of Mexico, and More.

Emma Grady

Emma Grady
TreeHugger Exclusives
September 3, 2010

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An offshore oil platform exploded and caught fire today in the Gulf of Mexico. It is located about 80 miles off the Louisiana coast, west of the site of BP's massive oil spill. All 13 people who were on the rig were evacuated and only one was injured, reports the U.S. Coast Guard.

Read the full story: Déjà Vu All Over Again: Offshore Oil Platform Explodes in Gulf of Mexico [Update]

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