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posted on Jun, 11 2010 @ 06:04 PM
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That is a sad video. I have seen it before but it is really sad, and i just cant fathom how many more of these there may be.

Thanks for the video.




posted on Jun, 11 2010 @ 06:15 PM
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Very well said.

I on the other hand believe this was an accident, and a direct result of man's greed.

I believe BP last year found one of the biggest oil deposits ever found and couldnt wait to tap it. The money signs were probably flashing like crazy in their minds and in their dreams. Every waking moment they couldnt help but to want to tap this well and rake in an insourmountable fortune. In their haste they forgot the dangers. Man believes he is invincible and can overcome anything. Arrogant. An in their rush for the almighty dollar and greed they met the unthinkable.

And now they are in shock. First idea to contain the magnitude from the masses and try to get the usual methods to work. Now the reality is/has set in, and realize there are less than a handful of options left or the whole water supply is in danger in the very near future.

I guarantee the relief well is a last ditch effort then a nuke. And they are unsure of either one. Once again lets hope I have been reading this board to much and just ignorant. If not we might wanna start a new thread on how to plug a volcanoe.



posted on Jun, 11 2010 @ 07:33 PM
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I see a lot of "you don't know how it is" coming from a lot of people, I agree don't trust the MsM but where do you get your information from? and how can you prove that your source is in fact more trust worthy than the vast scientists who say that the oil is light and that it is heading for the interior?

Logic can prove many things, that is why this heckler science should at least be backed up by facts and real sources, if not that then presented without "rational" "logical" pseudo intellectual reasoning.

So with real science and non cultural biases present the case for or against severe non ecological destruction, that we humans are in danger or we are safe, and how much resource decay is expected if any; use your best science I think we can handle it.

[edit on 11-6-2010 by Aziroth]



posted on Jun, 11 2010 @ 08:11 PM
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June 11, 2010 Update: While working out today at the club a friend of mine who was a former White House aid to President Eisenhower, a 20 year oil man with considerable oil field experience offered me this explanation: "They could have closed this well off from day one with a charge (explosive) and seal off. The reason they don't and the reason (President) Obama doesn't order them to seal it off is because this well produces about as much oil as all of Saudi Arabia. That's why every strategy employed so far has been for oil containment not seal off."



posted on Jun, 11 2010 @ 08:31 PM
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I have the same problem
that is terrible
god help us



posted on Jun, 12 2010 @ 10:26 PM
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UPDATE: JUNE 12, 2010 8:04 PM Posted On Native Spirits Website Just Now

"A dire report prepared for President Medvedev by Russia’s Ministry of Natural Resources is warning today that the British Petroleum (BP) oil and gas leak in the Gulf of Mexico is about to become the worst environmental catastrophe in all of human history threatening the entire eastern half of the North American continent with “total destruction”

Russian scientists are basing their apocalyptic destruction assessment due to BP’s use of millions of gallons of the chemical dispersal agent known as Corexit 9500 which is being
pumped directly into the leak of this wellhead over a mile under the Gulf of Mexico waters and designed, this report says, to keep hidden from the American public the full, and tragic, extent of this leak that is now estimated to be over 2.9 million gallons a day.

The dispersal agent Corexit 9500 is a solvent originally developed by Exxon and now manufactured by the Nalco Holding Company of Naperville, Illinois that is four times more toxic than oil (oil is toxic at 11 ppm (parts per million), Corexit 9500 at only 2.61ppm). In a report written by Anita George-Ares and James R. Clark for Exxon Biomedical Sciences, Inc. titled “Acute Aquatic Toxicity of Three Corexit Products: An Overview” Corexit 9500 was found to be one of the most toxic dispersal agents ever developed. Even worse, according to this report, with higher water temperatures, like those now occurring in the font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold"">Gulf of Mexico, its toxicity grows.

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in discovering BP’s use of this dangerous dispersal agent ordered BP to stop using it, but BP refused stating that their only alternative to Corexit 9500 was an even more dangerous dispersal agent known as Sea Brat 4.

The main differences between Corexit 9500 and Sea Brat 4 lie in how long these dangerous chemicals take to degrade into their constituent organic compounds, which for Corexit 9500 is 28 days. Sea Brat 4, on the other hand, degrades into an organic chemical called Nonylphenol that is toxic to aquatic life and can persist in the environment for years.

A greater danger involving Corexit 9500, and as outlined by Russian scientists in this report, is that with its 2.61 ppm toxicity level, and when combined with the heating Gulf of Mexico waters, its molecules will be able to “phase transition” from their present liquid to a gaseous state allowing them to be absorbed into clouds and allowing their release as “toxicrain” upon all of Eastern North America.

Even worse, should a Katrina like tropical hurricane form in the Gulf of Mexico while tens of millions of gallons of Corexit 9500 are sitting on, or near, its surface the resulting “toxic rain” falling upon the North American continent could “theoretically” destroy all microbial life to any depth it reaches resulting in an “unimaginable environmental catastrophe” destroying all life forms from the “bottom of the evolutionary chart to the top”.

Note: For molecules of a liquid to evaporate, they must be located near the surface, be moving in the proper direction, and have sufficient kinetic energy to overcome liquid-phase intermolecular forces. Only a small proportion of the molecules meet these
criteria, so the rate of evaporation is limited. Since the kinetic energy of a molecule is proportional to its temperature, evaporation proceeds more quickly at higher temperatures.

As over 50 miles of the US State of Louisiana’s coastline has already been destroyed by this spill, American scientists are warning that the damage may be impossible to repair, and as we can read as reported by the Associated Press News Service:

Read Full Report Link:



posted on Jun, 22 2010 @ 02:31 PM
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Ut oh

Here we go...I hope this doesn't hit hard and that these guys are wrong about the possible effects. Let's hope it cleanses instead. Though a fat lot of good that would do with it still spewing.






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