#OilSpill: How Bad it Could Get

#Health

Fri, Jun 4th, 2010 14:30 by capnasty NEWS

The bad news: things in the Gulf of Mexico could get a whole lot worse. When a similar blowout occurred off the coast of Mexico in 1979, the state oil company said it could fix the problem with a relief well in three months. The effort ended up taking nearly 11. And that was in a much more shallow location -- 165 feet of water versus 5,000. The good news: there is no good news.

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