Cleanup crews picked up 4.6 million lbs. of BP oil and tar balls this year

Gulf Coast Cleanup In Numbers

4.6 million pounds — oily material collected from Gulf Coast shoreline in 2013
106,465 tons — total oily material collected from Gulf Coast shoreline since Deepwater Horizon exploded in 2010
55 miles — shoreline in active cleanup response in Dec. 2013
4,377 — miles of shore surveyed since 2010
40,096 — holes and pits dug and sampled to look for buried oil in 2013
47,000 — total personnel working on cleanup at the peak of the response
420 — terabytes of electronic data generated (including: 10 billion pages of textual records, 12 million maps and charts, 25 million still photos and graphs, 300,000 reels of motion picture film, 400,000 video and sound recordings)
$14 billion — amount BP says it has spent on cleanup and response activities*
70 million — personnel hours BP says it has put in on cleanup and response*

Source: U.S. Coast Guard Gulf Coast Incident Management Team