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2010 Oil Spill in Louisiana


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2010 Oil Spill in Louisiana

  1. 1. 2010 Oil Spill in Louisiana <br />
  2. 2. Basic: What & where is Louisiana?<br />The state of Louisiana is a state located in the southern region of the United States of America.<br />Largest City: New Orleans<br />Capital: Baton Rouge<br />Bordering body of water: Gulf of Mexico<br />
  3. 3. The Deepwater Horizon oil spill<br />The Deepwater Horizon oil spill (also known as the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill) is a massive ongoing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that started on April 20, 2010.<br />Cause: BLOWOUT<br />The oil spill covers a surface area of at least 2,500 square miles according to estimates reported on May 3, 2010 by CNBC.<br /> View from the boat……<br /> Oil Blobs<br />
  4. 4. Continued…..<br />The oil spill, originating from a deepwater oil well 5,000 feet (1,500 m) below sea level, is discharging an estimated 5–25 thousand barrels(210,000–1,100,000 US gallons; 790,000–4,000,000 litres) of crude oil daily.<br />The spill is expected to eclipse the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska as the worst US oil disaster in history.<br /> Experts fear that it will result in an environmental disaster as the oil from the well site reaches the Gulf coast, damaging the Gulf of Mexico fishing industry, tourism industry, and habitat of hundreds of bird species.<br />
  5. 5. The oil spill in Pictures:-<br />BP C.E.O<br />
  6. 6. Continued…..<br /> Mr. Obama Arrives on the scene<br /> ‘Cemetery’ of dead birds<br /> Greenpeace Ad<br />
  7. 7. To those of u who want more:-<br />Boat Cleanup<br />
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