Posts Tagged 'oil'

Oil Disaster: sad water news

It’s terrible. 70 days have passed since the first explosion of BP’s Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico, and the crude oil and natural gas continue to gush from the seafloor. Collected here are recent photographs from the Gulf of Mexico, and of those affected by the continued flow of oil and gas into the ocean. For more pictures check:

Crude oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill washes ashore in Orange Beach, Alabama, Saturday, June 12, 2010. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

An oil sheen sits on the surface of Barataria Bay June 19, 2010 west of Port Sulpher, Louisiana. (Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Oil floats off the bow of a boat in Barataria Bay on the coast of Louisiana, Saturday, June 19, 2010. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Fire and smoke rise from a controlled burn of oil on the surface of the Gulf of Mexico near BP’s Deepwater Horizon spill source on June 17, 2010. (REUTERS/Daniel Beltra/Greenpeace)