Infographic: Four years after the BP oil spill, the Gulf is still hurting
April 17, 2014 | Posted by Ryan Rastegar in BP Oil Disaster

This Sunday, April 20, 2014, marks the 4-year anniversary of the BP oil spill. Four years after the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded releasing 4.1 million barrels of oil into the Gulf and killing 11 workers, new research continues to show that the effects of the spill are more far reaching than most had ever imagined. As BP continues to run misleading ads suggesting the Gulf is fine, and as they continue to argue the extent of their liability in court, the Gulf continues to wait for full restoration. #4yearslater BP must be held fully accountable for their actions in one of the worst environmental disasters in U.S history.EDF_BPtimelineinfographic_FINALv3

#4yearslater infographic

4 years after one of the worst environmental disasters in U.S. history, the Gulf is still hurting from the BP oil spill. New research has made it clear that the full impacts of the spill may not be realized for years or even decades to come.


2 Responses to Infographic: Four years after the BP oil spill, the Gulf is still hurting

  1. Paul Merrill says:

    Taking a risk with your money, or even your life is your prerogative. Taking a risk with others' lives is criminal. Not taking responsibility is immoral and shameful. Do your best to repair this awful tear in America and the world, BP. The bottom line is not nearly as important as you think.

  2. These oil companies will never be forced to take full responsibility for their actions. They own the politicians who right the laws that control their actions.

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