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Gulf oil spill update: Just the facts

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posted on Jul, 5 2010 @ 10:24 AM
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Gulf oil spill update: Just the facts


www.msnbc.msn.com

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill is in its third month with no end in sight. Here's where things stand now in the Gulf of Mexico.

How much oil is still gushing?
No one knows exactly how much oil is escaping BP's oil collection system (series of pipes drawing oil from leak to surface ships) and entering Gulf waters. Government estimates peg the leak at 35,000 to 60,000 barrels per day, which translates to between 1.5 million and 2.5 million gallons.

Of that, BP is now collecting upward of 20,000 barrels per day. On June 29, the company recovered 25,220 barrels, bringing the total col
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posted on Jul, 5 2010 @ 10:24 AM
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Here is a article about some of the so called "facts" of the Deepwater Horizon disaster. One of the things that I didn't know is that there were 55 dolphins found covered in oil and only 2 survived. This is very bad since dolphins are more intelligent than any other creature in the ocean, and they are still getting caught up in this horrible disaster. There are some links to related threads at the bottom.

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