Gulf Oil Spill At Least 10X Greater Than Thought: Expert

(NPR) — Much more oil, 70,000 barrels a day or more than ten times the official estimate, is gushing into the Gulf of Mexico from the Deepwater Horizon pipe, based on scientific analysis of the video released Wednesday.

That’s the equivalent of one Exxon Valdez tanker full every four days.

The U.S. Coast Guard has estimated that oil was gushing into the ocean at the rate of 5,000 barrels a day

via Gulf Oil Spill At Least 10X Greater Than Thought: Expert – The Two-Way – Breaking News, Analysis Blog : NPR.

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