BP Oil spill was an environmental and financial disaster.

2010 BP Oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico was one of the worst offshore spills ever.

Following the explosion of the oil rig, a sea-floor oil gusher followed for 87 days, until it was capped.

The explosions killed 11 workers and caused a 134 million-gallon spill.

BP has estimated its costs related to the spill, including its initial cleanup and various settlements will exceed $53 billion.

4 million barrels of oil would be enough to wipe out marine life deep at sea and along hundreds of miles of coastline.

As of 2nd November 2010, 6,814 dead animals had been collected, including 6,104 birds, 609 sea turtles, 100 dolphins and other mammals.

The University of New Hampshire reported that the spill threatened 39 marine species.

BP has estimated its costs related to the spill, including its initial cleanup and various settlements will exceed $53 billion.

Some estimations, penalties that BP may be required to pay have reached as high as $90 billion.

The claims were made by Alabama, Florida, Louisana, Mississippi, Texas and 400 local government entities.

Is this the biggest ecological disaster in Fukushima?

“BP Oil Spill Was A Financial And Environmental Disaster”

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