600,000,000 pounds = 272,155 metric tons
What do you see?
I see a lot of farmed fish in America's future.
"Scientists and researchers -- invited to brief members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee [on Friday, May 21, 2010] -- warned that the thousands of barrels of oil still gushing into the Gulf are contributing to a potential ecological disaster of unknown proportions."
- CNN: Experts Testify On Grim Ecological Fallout From Gulf Oil Spill