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I am sorry if this has been asked, I haven't seen it but how far can the oil spill be carried?

Can it be carried to the beaches of other countries especially if its bigger than they are saying?
Just wondering if that is possible?

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Shaneagle777

Asked by Shaneagle777 at 11:20 PM on Jun. 8, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Yep
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:21 PM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • yup, the new models are showing the oil looping all around the east coast into canada, possibly affecting the carribean & mexico just to begin w/. wherever the tides go so will the oil.
    Nyx7

    Answer by Nyx7 at 11:22 PM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • ugh. thats not good....
    what about going toward Hawaii then the Australia and that direction?
    Shaneagle777

    Answer by Shaneagle777 at 11:23 PM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • No one really knows how far it can or will go. Any amount of oil going as far a another Country would likely be tiny and nothing more than a sheen of oil. People on the East coast or in other countries will not have "tar balls" and mass ecological damage.
    itsmesteph11

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 10:12 AM on Jun. 9, 2010

  • "Nothing more than a sheen of oil" that we all know would just enhance the bathing experience.


     


     

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:18 AM on Jun. 9, 2010

  • Whatever happened to all of the oil released during the Gulf War in 1991? Surely 1,500,000 tonnes of crude oil had to have had a negative affect on our planet?  Yet, all you hear about is the Exxon Valdez (which currently ranks as the 54th worst spill worldwide)--in terms of whether a spill is worse or not? 


    http://www.psfk.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Infographic-The-Worst-Oil-Spills-In-History1.jpg


    LINK

    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 5:10 PM on Jun. 9, 2010

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