20 Apr '12, 9am

2 Years After the BP Spill: 2 Big Unanswered Questions + A Prior Accident Hidden From Congress

2 Years After the BP Spill: 2 Big Unanswered Questions + A Prior Accident Hidden From Congress

Today is the second anniversary of the BP oil spill . You remember that event, right, the largest oil spill in US history? That may sound like snark, but it's not—in all fairness the BP oil spill and its consequences have mostly fallen from the headlines in the past year, with some notable exceptions, even though the consequences (environmental, economic and social) are still playing out. Let's take a quick look back at what's still going on with the BP oil spill. Keep in mind that this all takes place against the backdrop of President Obama opening up nearly 60,000 square miles of the Gulf of Mexico to more oil drilling . READ MORE: TreeHugger's Earth Day coverage The Gulf is Recovering, With Some Dramatic Exceptions & Unanswered Questions Just-released research coming out the University of South Carolina, no doubt timed to coincide with the anniversary, paints a pretty r...

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