Oil Spill Disaster: Gulf of Mexico

By Hayden Mena

The Oil Disaster

The Gulf of Mexico was struck by a disaster on April 20, 2010. The oil infected the water killing fish by the thousand and leaving the coral reefs into a bad memory. Not only did it harm the sea it also affected the land. The drinking water was contaminated leaving people and animals into panic.

How the oil spill happened

There was a catastrophic fire on an oil exchange ship and the oil leaked out of the vessel and into the ocean .