Five years ago today, an explosion on BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig initiated one of the worst environmental disasters of our time. But today lawmakers have doubled down on pushing their dirty energy agenda.
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Four years after the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig spilled millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, we’re beginning to see the full scope of how this ecological disaster is impacting our wildlife on land, air and sea.
Three years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster that coated the Gulf in millions of gallons of oil, ecosystems on land and at sea are still feeling the effects. Now, with new funds available for restoration, the question becomes: where to start?
It’s still too early to understand most of the damages from BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil disaster, but what we already know is unsettling enough. Hear more from Defenders’ chief scientist Chris Haney.
Ignoring the lessons of the BP Gulf oil disaster, the Obama administration plans to go forward with the sale of over 18 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas drilling. Today, Defenders and other groups joined to challenge this potentially disastrous move.