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is sure am prayin 4 them....@ go 2 hell
Originally posted by Jim Scott
If the oil is being recreated in the depths of the Earth, the event must be stopped or it could be a long, long time (if ever) before it stops spewing oil. One can hope that the pressure will slow.
If you believe in God, this would be a good time to pray for BP.
Originally posted by icecold7
how about 1 . 3 million barrels a day?
Originally posted by sliznut
He said they studied the Exxon Valdez spill and he can't figure out why none of the people working on this one seem to know anything about it. They actually cordoned off an area of beach as a control and another they "cleaned" with dispersants and other methods. He said after the results came through they discovered that letting mother nature do her job was the best method. The "clean" beaches were actually more contaminated than the ones they left alone.
Scientists estimate 70 per cent of the oil from the Exxon Valdez evaporated or biodegraded, 14 per cent was cleaned up and 13 per cent sank to the sea floor. The last two per cent can still be found by digging under the soil on uninhabited islands in the Sound. On beaches that weren't cleaned the oil disappeared within seven years.
Originally posted by malcr
The hypocrisy of the US is what astounds me. The Gulf of Mexico is not screwed because of BP but because of the western obsession with oil. The accident was inevitable it just so happened it was on BP's "watch". Who allowed BP to drill there in the first place? (it was neither BP nor Obama!).
Why isn't there an outcry about Nigeria and the pollution caused by oil over there (25% of the oil goes to the US). The average life expectancy in that part of the world is 35!!!!
Environmental organisations don't need to say a word. The consequences that they have been going on about for years is there for all to see. There is nothing more they can add. You ignored them when it could have made a difference.