- Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
- Natural Resource Damages
- oil and gas
- oil spill
Late on April 20, 2010, the deepest oil well in history at that time (operating at a vertical depth of 35,050 feet) exploded killing 11 people and it began spewing oil. An estimated 210 million gallons flowed into the ocean over the course of 87 days.
Why This Matters: It is a faded memory, but for those who lost everything in the spill, it is hauntingly familiar to the current COVID crisis.Continue Reading 531 words