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The Ongoing Disaster of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

the ongoing disaster of the gulf of mexico oil spill OOG NEXT GENERATION BP have been trying to contain the spill since the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon rig over two weeks ago, yet 5,000 barrels of oil every day is still leaking into the Gulf of Mexico O barrels 20 April 2010 45,000 barrels 29 April 2010 80,000 barrels 6 May 2010 (today) 260,000 barrels Exxon Valdez Oil Spill 450,000 barrels 3 months time It is estimated that the relief well will take up to 3 months to complete. By then it will have surpassed the Exxon Valdez disaster by almost 200,000 barrels of oil. 450,000 barrels of oil . . could fill 28 olympic swimming pools Over 600 species of animal are at risk from the oil spill including birds, fish and land-mammals The Gulf Coast is home to more than 25 percent of the United States' fragile wetlands ecosystems In their worst-case scenario, BP executives told members of a congressional committee that up to 1.7 million gallons (around 40,000 barrels) a day could spill if the leaks worsened. 3,600,000 barrels Worst case scenario 3 months time

The Ongoing Disaster of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

shared by Angel on Jan 28
Although BP tried to contain the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, there have been damages that is not resolvable that goes beyond just the environment damage. This infographic takes a look at the long...


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