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Oil spill

1,000 DAYS LATER IT'S BEEN 1,000 DAYS SINCE THE BP DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPILL AND THE GULF IS STILL WAITING APRIL 20,2010// THE BP DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPILL The rig explosion killed 11 people and caused a giant oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico. APRIL 30, 2010 || FIRST OILED BIRD RECOVERED MAY 31, 2010 || FISHING AREA CLOSURE REACHES OVER 88,000 SQUARE MILES - APPROXIMATELY 37 PERCENT OF GULF OF MEXICO JULY 7, 2010 // TAR BALLS WASH UP ON THE COAST OF TEXAS, MEANING ALL FIVE GULF REGION STATES HAVE BEEN TOUCHED BY THE SPILL FEDERAL WATERS JULY 15, 2010 // NEARLY THREE MONTH LATER, THE WELL IS FINALLY CAPPED JULY 21, 2010 || TO DATE, 184 VISIBLY OILED SEA TURTLES HAVE BEEN FOUND (17 DEAD), 4 OILED DOLPHINS (3 DEAD), 2,381 OILED BIRDS (1,047 DEAD) JULY 28, 2010 || 100 DAYS LATER The well leaked more than 200 million gallons of oil, leaving hundreds of workers in the oil and fishing industries out of work, thousands of birds and sea creatures have been coated in oil and many have died. Then, people asked "When will this end?" 1,000 days later, we're asking the same question. OCTOBER 5, 2010 |/ PRESIDENT PASSES EXECUTIVE ORDER ESTABLISHING THE GULF COAST ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION TASK FORCE FEBRUARY 25, 2012 || IN JULY OF 2011, NOAA REPORTED ROUGHLY 491 MILES OF COASTLINE REMAINED CONTAMINATED BY BP OIL 7 MONTHS LATER, 450 OF SHORELINE STILL HAVE VISIBLE OIL. FEBRUARY 28, 2012 || SCIENTISTS FIND THAT THE OIL SPILL IMPACTED A COMMUNITY OF DEEP-WATER CORALS NEAR THE MACONDO WELL - 4,000 FEET MUCH 20, 2012 || SCIENTISTS FIND EVIDENCE THAT BENEATH THE OCEAN'S SURFACE - REVEALING AN OIL COMPOUNDS ARE WORKING THEIR WAY UP EVEN GREATER MAGNITUDE OF DAMAGE THE FOOD CHAIN THROUGH ZOOPLANKTON "it was like a graveyard of corals" - Temple University biologist who visited the site in a research submarine. Erik Cordes, •.. JULY 6, 2012 |/ PRESIDENT OBAMA SIGNS THE RESTORE ACT The RESTORE act dedicates 80% of the Clean Water Act penalties that will be paid as a result of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill to the Gull Coast states for environmental and economic restoration. AUGUST 2012 |/ HURRICANE ISAAC WASHES UP 565,000 POUNDS OF OIL IN LOUISIANA ALONE NOVEMBER 15, 2012 // BP SETTLEMENT: BP PLEADS GUILTY TO FELONY MISCONDUCT AND WILL PAY A $4 BILLION PENALTY NOVEMBER 30, 2012 // SCIENTIST FIND THAT MIXING THE DISPERSANT COREXIT WITH OIL INCREASED ........ ....... TOXICITY OF THE MIXTURE UP TO 52-FOLD OVER THE OIL ALONE DECEMBER 3, 2012 || SCIENTISTS FIND THAT FISH SPECIES SUCH AS MAHI MAHI – IF EVEN BRIEFLY EXPOSED TO SMALL AMOUNTS OF OIL WHILE STILL IN THEIR EGGS – GROW UP UNABLE TO SWIM AS FAST AS UNEXPOSED FISH DECEMBER 15, 2012 || 703 DOLPHINS AND WHALES HAVE NOW BEEN FOUND STRANDED OR DEAD SINCE THE OIL SPILL BEGAN JANUARY 3, 2013 || TRANSOCEAN LTD., OWNER OF THE OIL RIG, AGREES TO SETTLE CIVIL AND CRIMINAL CLAIMS WITH THE U.S. GOVERNMENT FOR $1,4 BILLION This is an historic day for the gulf as the first dollars finally begin to follow to the RESTORE Act, nearly 1,000 days later. JANUARY 15, 2013 || 1,000 DAYS LATER THE GULF IS STILL WAITING, BP MUST BE HELD FULLY ACCOUNTABLE FOR ITS CARELESSNESS IN THE REGION. IT'S TIME TO STOP STALLING AND MAKE THE GULF WHOLE. 1,000 DAYS LATER IT'S BEEN 1,000 DAYS SINCE THE BP DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPILL AND THE GULF IS STILL WAITING APRIL 20,2010// THE BP DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPILL The rig explosion killed 11 people and caused a giant oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico. APRIL 30, 2010 || FIRST OILED BIRD RECOVERED MAY 31, 2010 || FISHING AREA CLOSURE REACHES OVER 88,000 SQUARE MILES - APPROXIMATELY 37 PERCENT OF GULF OF MEXICO JULY 7, 2010 // TAR BALLS WASH UP ON THE COAST OF TEXAS, MEANING ALL FIVE GULF REGION STATES HAVE BEEN TOUCHED BY THE SPILL FEDERAL WATERS JULY 15, 2010 // NEARLY THREE MONTH LATER, THE WELL IS FINALLY CAPPED JULY 21, 2010 || TO DATE, 184 VISIBLY OILED SEA TURTLES HAVE BEEN FOUND (17 DEAD), 4 OILED DOLPHINS (3 DEAD), 2,381 OILED BIRDS (1,047 DEAD) JULY 28, 2010 || 100 DAYS LATER The well leaked more than 200 million gallons of oil, leaving hundreds of workers in the oil and fishing industries out of work, thousands of birds and sea creatures have been coated in oil and many have died. Then, people asked "When will this end?" 1,000 days later, we're asking the same question. OCTOBER 5, 2010 |/ PRESIDENT PASSES EXECUTIVE ORDER ESTABLISHING THE GULF COAST ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION TASK FORCE FEBRUARY 25, 2012 || IN JULY OF 2011, NOAA REPORTED ROUGHLY 491 MILES OF COASTLINE REMAINED CONTAMINATED BY BP OIL 7 MONTHS LATER, 450 OF SHORELINE STILL HAVE VISIBLE OIL. FEBRUARY 28, 2012 || SCIENTISTS FIND THAT THE OIL SPILL IMPACTED A COMMUNITY OF DEEP-WATER CORALS NEAR THE MACONDO WELL - 4,000 FEET MUCH 20, 2012 || SCIENTISTS FIND EVIDENCE THAT BENEATH THE OCEAN'S SURFACE - REVEALING AN OIL COMPOUNDS ARE WORKING THEIR WAY UP EVEN GREATER MAGNITUDE OF DAMAGE THE FOOD CHAIN THROUGH ZOOPLANKTON "it was like a graveyard of corals" - Temple University biologist who visited the site in a research submarine. Erik Cordes, •.. JULY 6, 2012 |/ PRESIDENT OBAMA SIGNS THE RESTORE ACT The RESTORE act dedicates 80% of the Clean Water Act penalties that will be paid as a result of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill to the Gull Coast states for environmental and economic restoration. AUGUST 2012 |/ HURRICANE ISAAC WASHES UP 565,000 POUNDS OF OIL IN LOUISIANA ALONE NOVEMBER 15, 2012 // BP SETTLEMENT: BP PLEADS GUILTY TO FELONY MISCONDUCT AND WILL PAY A $4 BILLION PENALTY NOVEMBER 30, 2012 // SCIENTIST FIND THAT MIXING THE DISPERSANT COREXIT WITH OIL INCREASED ........ ....... TOXICITY OF THE MIXTURE UP TO 52-FOLD OVER THE OIL ALONE DECEMBER 3, 2012 || SCIENTISTS FIND THAT FISH SPECIES SUCH AS MAHI MAHI – IF EVEN BRIEFLY EXPOSED TO SMALL AMOUNTS OF OIL WHILE STILL IN THEIR EGGS – GROW UP UNABLE TO SWIM AS FAST AS UNEXPOSED FISH DECEMBER 15, 2012 || 703 DOLPHINS AND WHALES HAVE NOW BEEN FOUND STRANDED OR DEAD SINCE THE OIL SPILL BEGAN JANUARY 3, 2013 || TRANSOCEAN LTD., OWNER OF THE OIL RIG, AGREES TO SETTLE CIVIL AND CRIMINAL CLAIMS WITH THE U.S. GOVERNMENT FOR $1,4 BILLION This is an historic day for the gulf as the first dollars finally begin to follow to the RESTORE Act, nearly 1,000 days later. JANUARY 15, 2013 || 1,000 DAYS LATER THE GULF IS STILL WAITING, BP MUST BE HELD FULLY ACCOUNTABLE FOR ITS CARELESSNESS IN THE REGION. IT'S TIME TO STOP STALLING AND MAKE THE GULF WHOLE.

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