BP Claims today of finally capping the Oil leak, 85 days from the beginning of the disaster. A new cap was set in place, which appears to be working to finally stop the devastating oil gusher. The question is: will this work long term, or are we being fooled yet again?
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With all the focus on the BP Oil Spill, I have heard next to nothing about the Ixtoc I Oil Spill which occurred in 1979. One would think we would look at a past disaster to determine how best to proceed, and what to expect. The US and World media do not seem to think so, and only wish to focus on the current spill to boost their ratings. Let us look at the Ixtoc I Oil Spill, to determine how things will play out in the next few years.
It is now official, the oil spill has now impacted every gulf coast state. Tarballs found on Sunday in Galveston, TX were confirmed to be from the Gulf oil spill, according to the US Coast Guard. Around 5 gallons of tarballs were found on Crystal Beach covering around 1.5 miles of beach. Tarballs found on Saturday ranged from the size of a dime to a golf ball.