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Turtles Burned Alive in BP 'Burn Fields'

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July 1, 2010
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Conservationists and wildlife experts have accused BP of indiscriminately burning alive endangered sea turtles and other marine creatures in 500 sq mile "burn fields", as it tries to dispose of oil from its leak in the Gulf of Mexico.


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