The Gulf Oil Spill: Effects on Marine Life

05/20/2010 - On April 20, 2010, an explosion and fire aboard an oil drilling platform unleashed a massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The Deepwater Explorer disaster has imperiled the ecosystem along the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Download and print Crisis in the Gulf (PDF), which illustrates the impact of the spill.

For more information, please contact Dan Klotz,, 202.887.8855 or Brandon MacGillis,, 202.320.9448.

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