Thursday, May 6, 2010

More Information on Gulf Oil Spill

This is the updated map by NOAA with the trajectory of the spill forecasted for May 6:

This is a graphic to give you an idea on what the damage is underwater from the spill:

More bad news coming to light?

"In a closed-door briefing for members of Congress, a senior BP executive conceded Tuesday that the ruptured oil well in the Gulf of Mexico could conceivably spill as much as 60,000 barrels a day of oil, more than 10 times the estimate of the current flow."

"Federal officials have raised the possibility of a leak of more than 100,000 barrels a day if the well were to flow unchecked, but the chances of that situation occurring were unclear."

Amount of Spill Could Escalate Company Says

A good tool to check the incidents that are occurring is :

Oil Spill Crisis Map

It updates regularly with reports of incidents happening, such as animals washing ashore with the date and location, notices of oil reaching specific places..etc..

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