Monday, July 26

oil pipelines

Fire, Gulf of Mexico, oil pipelines, Pemex, Politics

Harrowing video shows the Gulf of Mexico on fire after an oil pipeline rupture. Democrats point to that video as evidence of a need to fund the Green New Deal.

A fire raged on the surface of the Gulf of Mexico after an oil pipeline ruptured early Friday. Videos of the blaze bubbling up like molten lava went viral on social media. Democratic lawmakers used the incident to mock those who refuse to acknowledge the climate crisis. See more stories on Insider's business page. Democratic lawmakers mocked climate crisis deniers after an underwater oil pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico ruptured early Friday, setting the surface of the water ablaze.The fire raged in the Ku Maloob Zaap oil field, located near the southern rim of the Gulf of Mexico, around 5:15 am local time and was completely extingui...