One year after the worst oil spill in U.S. history, it is crucial we stay educated on the effects of the BP Gulf disaster.
Everywhere you look today, you’ll find stories on the lives of Gulf residents, the response from BP, and the actions of the federal government.
Here are the stories you need to read:
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From the archives: The Spill | Frontline/ProPublica
Gulf Oil Spill: One Year Later | LA Times (plus map and timeline)
The environmental impact one year on | BBC (plus map)
Oil Spill Effects on Wildlife | NWF (interactive feature)
[Photo above: Gerald Herbert/AP]