22 Apr '11, 10pm

Take a Look at How Deep the BP Spill's Impact Goes With @NRDC's Interactive Graphic #oilspill

As we all know, there's more to the BP spill than meets the eye. The extent of the damage wasn't just the thousands of birds that got oiled -- it goes much deeper. A good way to understand just how deep it goes is to play around with NRDC's cool interactive graphic of the spill . NRDC explains: "Only eight percent of the approximately 170 million gallons of crude oil that flooded into the Gulf of Mexico was removed or burned. The rest was put into the environment; it dispersed or dissolved into the water column, floated to the surface, was deposited on the coast, or sank to the bottom."

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/04/take_a_look_at_1.php

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