BP Oil Spill
By Gray Stone
- !6,000 miles of coastline has been affected by the oil.
- They believe it killed 11 people.
- 8,000 animals reported dead 6 months after the incident.
- BP is responsible for 40 million in cost of fines, clean ups and settlements.
- In Louisiana alone 4.6 million pounds of oily material was removed in 2013.
How this effects us today
This event hurts us by destroying local ecosystems and contaminating our water's. Many animals have died from this event.