July 16, 2010 in Nation/World

Oil spill by the numbers

 

184 million: Estimated gallons released into the Gulf since April 20.

572: Miles of Gulf Coast shoreline currently oiled.

2,700: Square miles, the size of the visible slick of surface oil.

83,927: Square miles, the size of the area still closed to fishing.

$336 million: Market value of the spilled oil.

$3.5 billion: Amount BP PLC has spent on the response.

Sources: Associated Press; National Incident Command;

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