Today Is The Two Year Anniversary Of The BP Oil Spill

Friday, April 20, 2012 - 7:05pm

Today marks the second anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico which led to the worst environmental disaster in US history.

on April 20th, 2010.. an oil rig operated by BP exploded, killing 11 employees and spilling nearly 5-million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico.

The spill was eventually capped 87 days after more than 200 million gallons of oil leaked into the Gulf.

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