ENVIRONMENT

Gulf Oil Spill Myths Debunked (PHOTOS)

From Dan Shapley, Senior Editor of The Daily Green.com:

Since the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig April 20 killed 11 oil rig workers, the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico continues to claim the lives of wildlife, like birds and sea turtles, compromise the fishing and tourism industries, and threaten the culture of the Gulf coast. That, and it's spawned an awful lot of misconceptions.

Here's a look at a few Gulf oil spill myths that The Daily Green has been watching:

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