We Got a Flow Rate…5,000,000 Barrels…We’re #1!

So a federal scientific panel now has an accurate estimate of the amount of oil British Petroleum has unleashed into the Gulf of Mexico…After months of competing estimates, typically pitting independent scientists against British Petroleum and the Coast Guard, the number is 5,000,000 barrels of oil. 5,000,000, at a recent flow rate of 53,000 barrels…