Oil Spill Cleanup Timeline: 3 Months


Current time-line to shut down Gulf of Mexico oil spill: three months.
Christian Science Monitor

Oil Slick in Gulf of Mexico

Federal officials gave a sobering appraisal of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill Sunday, with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar saying ‘ultimate relief’ was 90 days away.

Officials speaking about the Gulf of Mexico oil spill Sunday morning appeared to be steeling the Louisiana coast – and the nation – for consequences that could be “catastrophic.”  The officials, who run the agencies charged with mitigating the impact of the spill on America’s Gulf coast, used unusually stark words to describe the situation and the difficulties of the remedy. Read the rest of this story

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One Response to “Oil Spill Cleanup Timeline: 3 Months”

  1. Michel Schreiter Says:

    One of the biggest problems with oil is the damage which it can produce on the nature. A lot of animals will die because it isnt possible to stop the spread to 100 %. So I Hope that the security will be better in the future.

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