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The Gulf Oil Spill – One Year Later

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One year ago, an explosion rocked the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 workers, sinking the rig, and releasing a massive amount of crude oil into the ocean. Nearly 4.9 million barrels of oil (200 million gallons) are believed to have leaked into the Gulf, fouling shorelines, crushing local economies, and damaging the environment to an extent that’s yet to be fully determined.

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Join American Military University and Dr. Chris Reynolds with a deep dive one year later into the lingering effects of the Gulf Oil Spill.