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Originally posted by quisoa
Didn't Mother Earth create the oil in the first place? Didn't Mother Earth create the methane gas which helped initiate the accident?
In most cases, the reflux or back flow of the materials from the stomach remains in the lower part of the esophagus, resulting in heartburn and nausea. Such action is not only painful to the sufferer but also can cause damage to the esphagus.
Originally posted by jtma508
reply to post by Common Good
Most of it will contaminate the sea floor which is a disaster no question. Only a small part makes it to the surface and will ultimately come ashore. It will take BP months to stop the spill so we're likely looking at several million gallons of oil in the Gulf.
Originally posted by loam
Nice job, BBC.
[edit on 12-5-2010 by loam]
Originally posted by DeathShield
reply to post by Estharik
You live in Los Angeles, and you mean to tell us that oil from the Gulf of Mexico has spilled out of the gulf, traveled around south america, washed all the way up the western south american coast along chile and has made its way past the western mexican coast and is now reaching Los Angeles?
I find that rather hard to believe. Don't get me wrong, this is a disaster, but as of right now it is nowhere near as bad as it is being made out to be.
Roll Call reported today (sub. req.) that London-based BP has five outside firms and is using social media to push the PR effort.
According to the Minerals Management Service, a United States government entity, tar and tar seepage are natural parts of the environment. It is evidenced that oil, tar and gas have occurred throughout the coastlines for thousands of years, and are particularly prevalent along the California coastline due to its mountainous regions. Scientists often cannot tell the difference between oil from naturally-occurring seeps and oil from offshore spills. Along the California coastline, there is a large amount of oil seeping naturally from the rocks under the ocean. environmentalism.suite101.com...