Excerpt from Dispersants in Gulf concern Alaskan residents after Exxon Valdez, WWL-TV New Orleans, August 18, 2010:
[W]e may wake up to find that it was a tragic mistake, and we annihilated a bunch of life in the Gulf of Mexico, and traded that for perhaps cleaner beaches,” said Mark Swanson, executive director of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens Advisory Council...
"This is an experiment on a scale the world has never seen before, and so what are the long term impacts to the Gulf of Mexico?” Swanson said. “Nobody knows that, and we probably won't know... even in five years."
Read the report here.