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Photo: Louisiana oil slick seen from space

The NASA sattelite image above terrifyingly shows both how big the Gulf of Mexico oil slick is — compare it to the size of New Orleans — and how close it’s getting to the Louisiana coast.  For more on the ongoing cleanup effort, see this week’s FP explainer. 

NASA/MODIS Rapid Response Team
NASA/MODIS Rapid Response Team

The NASA sattelite image above terrifyingly shows both how big the Gulf of Mexico oil slick is — compare it to the size of New Orleans — and how close it’s getting to the Louisiana coast. 

For more on the ongoing cleanup effort, see this week’s FP explainer

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