The Gulf oil spill / by Linda Crotta Brennan ; content consultant, Thomas Azwell, Environmental Scientist, University of California, Berkeley.Material type: TextSeries: History's greatest disasters: Description: 48 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781617839573 hdbk; 1617839574; 9781624030222; 162403022X.Subject(s): BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 -- Juvenile literature | Oil pollution of the sea -- Mexico, Gulf of -- Juvenile literature | Oil spills -- Mexico, Gulf of -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 363.738
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NETC LRC call no. TD 427 .P4 B838 2014
Includes bibliographical references (page 48) and index.
Drilling oil in the gulf -- The nightmare well -- Attempts to stop the spill -- Out of work -- Effects on wildlife -- Last efforts and legacy.
Provides an account of the devastating oil spill that began on April 20th, 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico on the BP-operated Macondo Prospect. It claimed eleven lives and is considered the largest accidental marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry.