30 Jun '11, 2pm

Louisiana was hit hard by the #oilspill, to the tune of $295 MILLION (before 2013). Details:

Louisiana was hit hard by the #oilspill, to the tune of $295 MILLION (before 2013). Details:

More than a year later, the impacts of the BP oil disaster – the worst in U.S. history – still linger in the Gulf of Mexico. Over the course of two months, approximately 170 million gallons of oil gushed into Gulf waters, washing up on approximately 1,000 miles of shoreline. As of the end of January, 83 miles of shoreline remained heavily or moderately oiled, while tar balls and weathered oil continue to wash ashore. As a result, many beaches in the region have issued oil spill advisories, closures, and notices since the disaster began more than a year ago. As of June 15, 2011, there had been a total of 9,474 days of oil-related closings, advisories and notices at Gulf coast beaches. Clean-up crews are still at work as oil continues to wash ashore in Alabama, Louisiana, Florida and Mississippi. And four beaches in Louisiana are still closed and three in Florida have remain...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/rkistner/bp_touts_its_s...

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