BP Oil Spill Within 7 Miles of Pensacola Beach Florida

June 2nd, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason  

June 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The sheen of the Gulf’s oil spill has been spotted within seven miles of the beaches of Pensacola Beach off of the coast of Florida, and could reach the sparkling white sands of the shoreline by sometime today. Booms are already in place, after being put out on Tuesday, and other plans are being executed in anticipation of the oil’s arrival, but it is not clear how much the precautions being taken can actually help once the oil spill reaches the coast.

Crude oil has already been confirmed in reports that it has reached the barrier islands in Alabama, and Mississippi, and has already had a huge impact on 125 miles of Louisiana Coastline. According to Huffington Post, the nation is very impatient and answers are coming far too slowly in the disastrous Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

But answers are hard to get, since so many vital clues are forever gone. The rig has burned, along with the safety device that was supposed to prevent a blow out such as the one which caused this catastrophe. What is left of the device is a miles underwater and only accessible by remote control robots, and several members of the crew who may have had answers, such as the two men who were responsible for shutting off the flow of oil, are dead.

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