Four years ago yesterday, April 20, 210 million gallons of oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico. It took 5 nearly months to stop the oil from leaking into the Gulf. Four years later, the oil is still washing up ashore and so are dead sea turtles and dolphins. Bluefin and Yellowfin tuna are also experiencing heart and liver problems, which is directly linked the oil at the bottom of the Gulf. SHARE this image to spread the word -- the impacts of the #bpoilspill are persistent in the Gulf.
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“For all intents and purposes, these are parking lots”: Oil and gas drilling is destroying our landscapes. 50,000 wells are drilled every year in North America -- and the damage, researchers say, may be permanent.
35 jobs and the opportunity for massive pollution. None of the oil is for the US but for processing in Houston and off to China. Why should we carry the burden of massive oil Spills for the profit of the Koch brothers?
Traces Of Oil Found In Montana Town's Water Supply After Spill
A 50,000 gallon,oil spill on the Yellowstone River (Jan/20015) from the Bridger Pipeline LLC pipeline has contaminated the water source of towns along the river that use the river for their towns' water. NPR reports that Elevated levels of benzene, a cancer-causing compound, were found in samples taken from a water treatment plant that serves the communities of Glendive.