Monday, October 06, 2008

Was that drill baby drill or spill baby spill?

Hurricane Ike spilled 500,000 gallons of oil

Hurricane Ike's winds and massive waves destroyed oil platforms, tossed storage tanks and punctured pipelines. Only now is the environmental damage becoming apparent: At least a half million gallons of crude oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico and the marshes, bayous and bays of Louisiana and Texas, according to an analysis of federal data by The Associated Press.