Kamilah Taylor
Gulf oil spill: Could 'toxic storm' make beach towns uninhabitable? - CSMonitor.com
"In the case of a hurricane hitting the 250-mile wide slick and pushing it over sand dunes and into beach towns, residents fear they’ll face not only mass evacuations, but potential permanent relocation."
"On Friday, the Coast Guard announced it would start moving boats and rigs away from the Deepwater Horizon geyser site 120 hours before a hurricane’s approach, at that point ending all collection efforts and delaying the drilling of relief wells, which are now on track to plug the well by late August – the height of the hurricane season. The geyser blowing at full tilt without a containment cap could spew between 35,000 and 60,000 barrels of oil a day, possibly more."
It wasn't till I spotted the headlines about Tropical Storm Alex heading into the Gulf that it occurred to me just how much worse the Gulf situation could get. Please world, never forget what BP has done to the environment. It is unforgivable.

(Image above: "Tar balls from the oil spill wash ashore in Grand Isle, La., awaiting cleanup.")
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