Oil spills like the 1989 Exxon-Valdez and the 2010 BP disaster can cause devastating environmental damage and wreck havoc on coastal economies. Transportation choices that include walking, biking, and public transit as well as cleaner, more efficient cars and trucks can break our addiction to oil. The images below provide evidence of the damage caused by oil spills and transportation solutions that can help get us off of oil. Check out some solutions to avoid oil disasters like this.
A shrimp boat converted to a skimmer moves through a thick reddish mixture of oil and water, Chandeleur Sound. Photo by Barry Kohl.