Gallery: BREAKING: New Oil Slick Near Deepwater Horizon Well Stretches ...


We recently reported on a new oil leak at the site of last year’s devastating Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and now a massive slick of oil has been spotted that stretches for nearly 10 miles. Last year, nearly 210 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the gulf before it was finally stopped. Despite numerous sightings and heightened anxiety within the area, BP Spokesman Justin Saia announced last week that “Neither BP nor the Coast Guard has seen any scientific evidence that oil is leaking from the Macondo well, which was permanently sealed almost a year ago.”

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