Oil Spill: Mess Gets Worse on Shore as Govt., BP Say Leak Will Mostly Be Contained Next Week

With more oil from the BP spill now coming ashore than ever, the environmental crisis along the Gulf Coast is ratcheting up and officials are preparing for a long summer of cleanup. Oil is arriving in heavy, wet blankets, much thicker than the pancake batter consistency that was observed before. The crude now flowing on the coast is from the first batch of oil that leaked out of BP's damaged well 51 days ago, meaning there is still plenty of oil making its way toward land. President Obama...Full Story
Commenting on this article is closed.