This is the most grim assessment I've read so far.
BP America said Monday that it would take another 75 days to finish one of two relief wells it's drilling to shut down the flow. By then, if the spill doesn't worsen and the relief well stops the leak, some 20 million gallons of oil will be swirling in the gulf, nearly double the Exxon Valdez spill in 1989.
In addition to the gallons of oil, I think we need to also speak in terms of gallons of dispersant. We are poisoning the Gulf and ourselves on an unprecedented scale.
Adding... And here it is. The gusher: