Official Report on Gulf Oil Spill Released

Oil on the water’s surface in the Gulf of Mexico during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Flickr User James Davidson (Creative Commons)

The National Oil Spill Commission has released findings from its investigation into the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Read the final report or watch the video summary. Then, save the date for the panel discussion One Year After the Gulf Oil Spill here at the Smithsonian and via live webcast on April 19, 2011 at 6:30 pm (EDT).