From the Forums: Is the Oil Spill Really That Bad?

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greenvert is wondering if the spill is really all that bad:

A New York Times article today argues that compared to past oil spills, the current one in the Gulf of Mexico doesn't look so bad. That isn't to say it's not a major disaster, but maybe people are overreacting, just a bit.

What do you think? Join the conversation.

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