The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has wide-reaching consequences, for the environment, business, and politics. Deutsche Welle takes a closer look at the different sides to this situation off the coast of the US.
Oil has been gushing into the Gulf of Mexico for over two months following the oil platform disaster off the southern coast of the United States. Initial attempts to stop the leak failed, and the situation is only growing worse by the day.
Deutsche Welle takes a closer look at the wide-reaching consequences of the worst oil spill in US history.