Do You Have Five Minutes?
- At the 0:30 mark, you'll find out how many days passed before BP first attempted to stop the disaster—and failed.
- At 1:50, you find out how the amount of oil in the Gulf compared to Exxon Valdez (spoiler alert: it's worse). At 2:32, you'll find out the minimum number of times BP failed to stop the leak before finally claiming success.
- At 3:34, you'll find out how many tens of thousands of pounds an oil tar mat that was discovered on a Louisiana barrier island just this past summer weighed.