Local expert says Gulf Coast oil spill worst in US history





From Lubbock to Amarillo in length and from the Hub City to the New Mexico border in width – that's how much oil is covering the Gulf Coast. One local environmental expert believes this could be the worst and most devastating oil spill in our nation's history.

Texas Tech University's Environmental and Human Health Director Ronald Kendall was at the Exxon-Valdez oil spill. He said even after 20 years has passed and $3 billion spent to clean it up, the oil is still there.

Kendall said with massive amounts of oil dumping into the Gulf with no technology to stop it, this oil spill is worse than the Exxon Valdez spill. "This is going to be more complicated, more challenging, and more devastating," he said....


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