Thursday, April 29, 2010

Drill Baby Drill, Ctd.

Scientist from NOAA after having flown over the growing oil slick on the Gulf have recalculated and determined that oil is leaking at the rate of 210,000 gallons a day. A five fold increase from the original estimate of 42,000 gallons or 1000 barrels a day.

With current wind patterns, the slick will reach the Louisiana shore by Friday.

Here's a handy graphic from the New York Times,

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