One Year After Oil Spill, Conflicting Views on the State of the Gulf

By: American Sailing Association, Legislation, Safety, Schools

It’s been just over a year since the world watched in horror as millions of gallons of oil bloomed in the Gulf of Mexico, the result of a catastrophic explosion at the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, and since then the fast-moving waters of the news cycle have swept those images far away from the national consciousness. However, for anyone who lives, works or enjoys the splendors of the Gulf, one question looms: Has anything been learned? At the six month anniversary of the disaster, we at the American Sailing Association wrote an update on the clean up effort. How far …