Environmental Damage of BP Oil Spill = $17.2B

BP oil spill did $17.2 billion in damage to natural resources.  This is a sad story and a record that no one would want to match. 

The 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill did $17.2 billion in damage to the natural resources in the Gulf of Mexico, a team of scientists recently found after a six-year study of the impact of the largest oil spill in U.S. history. This is the first comprehensive appraisal of the financial value of the natural resources damaged by the 134-million-gallon spill.

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