20 Apr '11, 5pm

One Year after the Gulf Oil Spill: Progress made, but more work to be done to protect wildlife.

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico April 2010 was a disaster for the people and wildlife in the Gulf region. It, too, was a reminder of the negative impact offshore oil and gas drilling could have on the people and wildlife of America’s Arctic. The impact there could be even more severe than it was in the Gulf. Frigid temperatures, powerful ice, months of perpetual winter darkness and the remoteness of the Arctic would make it challenging – and perhaps impossible – to stop or clean up an oil spill there. Act Now Ask your representatives in Congress and the Obama Administration to act on the recommendations provided by the commission. The Deepwater Horizon catastrophe inspired action at the federal level. In January, the President’s National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling issued recommendations to address the “serio...

Full article: http://www.worldwildlife.org/who/media/press/2011/WWFPres...

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