Four Years After Gulf Oil Spill, BP Is Recovering Faster Than Environment
Nearly four years after the BP Deepwater Horizon explosion dumped more than 200 million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico, the slate has been largely cleared for BP — the EPA ban on federal contracts has been lifted, and the company is free once again to bid on federal oil and gas leases.
But as a new study published this week makes clear, we’re only beginning to understand the spill’s devastating long-term implications for the region’s sea life.
Released on the 25th anniversary of Alaska’s Exxon Valdez oil spill, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration-led study found …read more
Source: Huffington Post Green