CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
SHOWERS ACROSS NORTH TEXAS: Current Conditions | Live Radar | Check Traffic | Follow @CBSDFW
CBS DFW WEATHER APP: iPhone App Store | Android App Coming Soon | More Information


Gulf Oil Spill Cleanup Continues 3 Years Later

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

454116976 Gulf Oil Spill Cleanup Continues 3 Years LaterKe$sha's Scandalous Pre-VMA Selfie

452359772 10 Gulf Oil Spill Cleanup Continues 3 Years LaterBikini Model Pictures

 alt=New Survivor Cast Photos

453947324 Gulf Oil Spill Cleanup Continues 3 Years LaterIce Bucket Challenge Fail

 alt=Musicians Then And Now

cowb thumb Gulf Oil Spill Cleanup Continues 3 Years LaterCowboys Cheerleaders

BAY JIMMY, La. (AP) - The Gulf coast appears healthy three years after the nation’s worst oil spill, but scientists and environmentalists are worried that problems may lurk below the surface.

The long-term environmental damage from the spill is still not fully known and will likely be debated for years to come. BP has spent billions of dollars on cleanup efforts since an oil well ruptured April 20, 2010, and spilled 200 million gallons of crude into the deep blue waters.

Nearly every aspect of the spill’s environmental impact is under review, though much of the federal government’s research cannot be released because it’s likely going to be evidence in an ongoing trial New Orleans.

Scientists who have released findings are reaching different conclusions for the same questions.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Also Check Out: