Friday, June 11, 2010
Unbelievable! 40,000 Barrels of Oil/Day!
Remember when BP was claiming that only 5,000 barrels of oil was leaking into the Gulf Of Mexico? Well, we now have further confirmation that BP was wrong. According to the head of the U.S. Geological Survey, the oil leak was 20,000 to 40,000 barrels per day. That's as much as 1.7 million gallons of oil.
Read the article.
So far, British Petroleum has put a cap on the leak point, but I don't think that we've seen the full consequences of this crisis. If you live in the Gulf area, read the following sentences carefully.
Develop an emergency plan immediately. Not only show you have an emergency supply of food and water, but you should have an emergency bag and a thorough plan to get out of your area.