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2011 State of the Gulf Report

On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon exploded and the lives of eleven people were lost. Nine days later oil began to hit the wetlands of coastal Louisiana. Between April 22 and July 15, 2010, it is estimated that 250 million gallons of crude oil were discharged from the Deepwater Horizon well and 1.84 million gallons of Corexit 9500 and 9527, toxic oil dispersant products, were applied, making the largest percentage of the oil unrecoverable, with unknown long-term environmental impacts.…
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