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Protest To Take On BP Over Gulf Coast Oil Gush

By Marcus Gilmer in News on May 11, 2010 9:40PM

Emotions have been pretty heated over the recent oil gush in the Gulf of Mexico just off the Louisiana coast. The controversy reaches to BP's policies, its response, and the ongoing troubles of containment. Now, some want to fight back. Tomorrow has been declared "Seize BP National Day of Action" by the group Seize BP and a series of protests across the nation are aimed at the oil company. The Chicago protest will happen tomorrow evening, Wednesday May 12 at 5:30 p.m. at BP's Chicago office at the corner of Michigan and Randolph. Protesters have also gone after President Obama in the wake of the oil gush to protest his offshore drilling policy, approved just weeks before the Gulf incident.