by Iberdrola

Who will clean up America's abandoned oil wells?

America’s oil rush has left a toxic legacy: abandoned wells leaching pollutants into the atmosphere, ground and water. Millions lie scattered across the country, including so-called "orphans", whose original owners have either disappeared or gone bust.

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