Is the Gulf of Mexico still leaking oil?

The Gulf of Mexico is still suffering from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, which occurred in 2010. Oil is still leaking from the wreckage of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, and it is estimated that between 7 and 29 barrels of oil are leaking each day. The oil is highly toxic, and can damage the environment, marine life, and the livelihoods of those living in the Gulf. The US government and BP, the oil company responsible for the spill, are attempting to resolve the situation. However, it is uncertain how long it will take to fully contain the oil leak.

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