The news from the gulf seems to get worse with every passing day. Today alone, came word that two cleanup workers have died
and that BP's oil containment cap had to be removed following a malfunction.
Wednesday's deaths mean that 13 people have now died in connection with the Deepwater Horizon accident. Animals, however, are faring even worse.
Here are the latest figures from the Deepwater Horizon Response
- Dead birds: 1,024
- Dead sea turtles: 407
- Dead mammals: 47
With oil once again flowing freely into the gulf, those bleak numbers are certain to continue rising.
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