One Year Anniversary Of BP Oil Spill
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A dead sea turtle is seen laying on a beach as concern continues that the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico may harm animals in its path on May 5, 2010 in Waveland, Mississippi. It is unknown if the turtle died due to the oil spill. Oil is still leaking out of the Deepwater Horizon wellhead at an estimated rate of 1,000-5,000 barrels a day. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) (Bottom Photo) WAVELAND, LA - APRIL 14: A dead sea turtle is seen washed onto shore April 14, 2011 in Waveland, Mississippi. Endangered sea turtles and dolphins are still dying in high numbers in Mississippi, which continues to be impacted by tar balls and weathered oil. There have been 67 reported sea turtle deaths in Mississippi through April 11 and many believe the BP spill is to blame. April 20th marks the one-year anniversary of the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history.