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Deepwater Horizon disaster could have billion dollar impact

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010 will have a large economic impact on the US Gulf fisheries. A new study says that over seven years this oil spill could have a $US8.7 billion impact on the economy of the Gulf of Mexico. This includes losses in revenue, profit, and wages, and close to 22,000 jobs could be lost.
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Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

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Academics / General Science : Science Codex (2 years ago)

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Deepwater Horizon disaster could have billion dollar impact

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (3 years ago)

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