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Oil Spill Along the Gulf Coast
Posted by Cordelia on Monday, May 03, 2010
The BP oil spill off the coast of Louisiana is a devastating environmental disaster that is already looking like it will eclipse the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill. Many of BPs attempts to minimize the damage have already been a failure.

“They recovered 8 percent of the spilled Exxon Valdez oil," Jeffrey Short, Pacific science director for Washington, D.C. conservation organization Oceana told Livescience.com. "That is typical of these exercises when you have a large marine oil spill. You're doing really great if you [get] 20 percent."

In addition to the effect on the environment and the economy, there is a huge health risk to those living in the affected areas. Fisherman along the coast of LA have reported being able to smell the fumes from the water.

If you or someone you love is in an affected area, protect yourself by taking the following measures:


This oil spill’s impact will be felt for many years to come. Please call us with any questions about how to protect yourself or your loved ones from this devastating disaster.


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