Four Years after BP Oil Disaster Many Lessons Remain Unlearned

Four Years after BP Oil Disaster Many Lessons Remain Unlearned

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Oil on beach. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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The BP oil spill, often called the worst man-made environmental disaster of our time, first began four years ago today…

The oil that spewed into the Gulf was an unprecedented environmental disaster that continues to devastate local communities. It will be years before we understand the full extent of the damage…

Read Full Article, NRDC

Four Years Later, BP Oil Spill Still Taking A Toll On Gulf Fisherman, Huffington Post
The BP oil spill, often called the worst man-made environmental disaster of our time, first began four years ago today. On April 20, 2010, BP’s Deepwater Horizon drilling platform exploded, causing more than 200 million gallons of oil to spew into the Gulf of Mexico. 11 workers on the rig died, and the resulting cleanup has already cost BP more than $26 billion.But for many fisherman along the Gulf, despite all the time and money spent to try and heal the region, lasting effects are still taking their toll…

Wildlife Still Suffers Four Years After BP Oil Spill, AFP
A report issued by the National Wildlife Federation summarized recent scientific studies on 14 different types of creatures affected by the spill…

Disaster In The Gulf, Learn More NRDC

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