On the ABA blog today, Laura Erickson writes about the recent Galveston Bay oil spill:
"The March 22 spill of 168,000 gallons of highly toxic bunker fuel into Galveston Bay can be expected to take a huge toll on migrating, nesting, and still-wintering birds."
Click below to read the article:
The Galveston Bay Oil Spill - what we birders can do
Note: the same thing could happen here. In fact, with every additional tanker sailing the Salish Sea, the stakes go up ... way way UP.