Wednesday, June 30, 2010

BP Oil Disaster...How Big Would it Be If It Were Here in the Buffalo Area

The BP oil disaster started over 80 days ago and you would have to be living under a rock to not know about it and to not be deeply troubled by how devastating to the environment that it is. The images of sea creatures and birds dying slow, oily deaths is heart breaking. We don't even fully know just how devastating to the earth this will be longterm, we may never know, our kids may never know. Very sad! Watching it on the news every night does not let one appreciate just how big the area is that the spill has covered, so far. This amazing link using a google map allows you to move the spill to where you live to see just how big it is.

It literally covers all of Lake Ontario to the north and east and stretches all the way to Detroit! I had no idea. It really puts into perspective the sheer size of it!  Try putting your zip code in. And this has only just begun. If a hurricane hits that area, it will literally be raining oil! If you are interested in donating to help the wildlife please follow this link to a very reputable site:

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